Larry Weiss, ACG Telecom (a service of Atlantic Computer Group, Inc.)

Larry Weiss
"Larry the Phone Guy"
ACG Telecom (a service of Atlantic Computer Group, Inc.)
Marriott Residence Inn
9 Gerhard Road
Plainview, NY 11803

Phone: 516-232-8881
Cell: 516-232-8881 (you can reach my cell through the office)

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If you know anyone even remotely thinking about business phone service – whether it be a new startup, a move, adding locations, replacing old equipment, trying to run a business off of a cell phone, looking to save money, or just sick and tired of Verizon, Cable or bad VoIP service, do them a favor and give them my name and number.

Larry’s award winning career began in the ’60s at Long Island radio stations WGBB and WGSM, then going on to a variety of broadcasting, advertising and technical accomplishments, both on and off the air.

In the ’70s Larry created the award winning advertising program for Crazy Eddie, writing and producing over 3,500 radio and television commercials that are universally recognized as advertising classics today.  He also created one of the first high volume call centers – the famous Crazy Eddie “Free Price Quote” line (645-1196), which was his entry into the world of telecom technologies (not counting a stint in college working for New York Telephone, cutting up old telephone poles with a chainsaw.  It’s true!).

In the ’80s, in addition to advertising work for names such as Raceway Park and Chuck E. Cheese’s, Larry also continued expanding his telecom work as one of the early pioneers in the telecom technologies of voice mail and interactive content by phone.  As a result, with the breakup of AT&T, his broadcasting and communications skills,  and his newly developed telecom technologies, Larry’s company became a content provider contractor with NYNEX and other regional “Baby Bells.” If you ever dialed the weather (976-1212) or the time (976-1616) it was Larry’s automated services you heard.

With the consolidation of what became Verizon, along with new developments in Internet and VoIP technologies, Larry formed Atlantic Computer Group, Inc. and developed ACG Telecom – a boutique telephone company offering small businesses, professional practices and small offices a personal, solutions-oriented alternative to behemoth phone service providers.

With Larry’s unique broadcast, advertising and telecom background, ACG knows just how to help businesses optimize their phone presence – not just for communications efficiencies, but also to help their businesses grow; all for a fraction of the cost big phone companies charge for basic service alone. But the most important feature of ACG is Larry himself. Larry makes it a point to develop relationships with ACG customers, to understand their needs and quirks, and how their businesses run. That personal service, coupled with “out-of-the-box” thinking, creative solutions for unusual scenarios, suggestions, advice and even coaching “makes all the difference in the world”, says Larry. “People often ask me the difference between ACG and other phone service providers. I always answer, ‘the difference is – you get me!”.  ACG customers would agree and have appropriately dubbed him “Larry the Phone Guy.”

Did you know that Larry Weiss has been a telecom technology innovator for decades, including pioneering corporate voice mail and interactive voice response technologies?

Did you know that ACG Telecom is the original provider of hosted SIP VoIP telephone services on Long Island, and one of the first in the country?

Did you know that as a telecom regulatory consultant, Larry Weiss was involved with the New York State Department of Public Service in the implementation of the 631 area code?

Did you know that we were past contractors for NYNEX, Bell Atlantic, Ameritech, MCI, Sprint and other carriers, providing content audio services after the AT&T breakup?  (If you remember dialing 976-1212 for the weather, 976-1616 for the time, or calling for jokes, sports info, stock reports or a host of other recorded services, you called us!)

Did you know that Larry is an accomplished voice-over performer?  Yes, that’s his voice you hear on many local radio and television commercials, narrating videos, and answering the calls on the phone systems of hundreds of businesses.

Did you know that Larry Weiss also has a tremendous background in broadcasting and iconic advertising (including Crazy Eddie, Raceway Park, Chuck E. Cheese’s and more), and that those areas of expertise, combined with telecom, can dramatically help your company’s presentation and image … and at no extra cost??