About Us

Wideband’s team of seasoned professionals specialize in fiber and wireless communication. We provide business-case development, engineering, program/project management and build services. Our engineering, technology and installation partners are the key to our success.  Diverse partnerships allow Wideband Group to provide the right strategy and solution for your communication needs.

Key Personnel

Ray Signs, Founder & CEO:  Ray has over 20 years’ experience in fiber and wireless.  Ray co-founded Arialink broadband in 2002; a regional fiber and wireless CLEC that was acquired by Zayo Networks in 2011.  Ray went on to lead a telecom construction company and oversaw 15 million annually in Fber, tower and DAS projects. Wideband Group was founded to bring together very talented individuals and small companies and deliver that collective value not only to telecom market, but also to communities and providers seeking real broadband solutions. Ray possesses a BS & MBA from Michigan State University.

Joe Pandy, BOD, Consultant: Joe has over 35 years’ experience leading electric utility companies in the Midwest and Colorado. Serving on dozens of community boards, Joe possesses an acute understanding of the communities that he has served, and recognizes the need for state of the art broadband within these communities. Joe is a P.E and possess a BS in Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology and an MBA from Ohio University.  


Jim Selby, BOD: Jim is President and CEO at Aspen Wireless Technologies, a company he founded and has led since July 2001. Aspen Wireless Technologies provides highly specialized, technology-neutral business consulting for the wireless industry from Concept Validation to Turnkey Activation. Aspen Wireless is the leading experts in the Active Ethernet fiber networks, several successful deployments that demonstrate proven reliability of their design. Jim holds a BS from Central Michigan University.

Jeff Spence, BOD:  A CTO with 30 years’ experience in telecommunications. Jeff has led the engineering and management of many telecom initiatives, most recently two electrical co-op Fiber to the Home projects in Michigan. He was a founding member of Pulse Broadband and has since started his own Engineering & Consulting Firm, KDA Broadband.

Partners: www.ldafiber.com and www.challengertech.net

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“Conway township is located in southern Michigan. Like many other rural townships, high speed broadband is not available. A fiber to the home team was assembled and Wideband was brought on board. I would recommend Wideband to any township considering taking matters into their own hands”

Todd Anderson

Conway Township Clerk