ACN Inc. is the largest direct selling telecommunications company in the world, offering a unique home-based business opportunity with products and services people use everyday. ACN, Inc. is a Multi-Level Marketing (MLM) company that provides telecommunications and other services at the same time provides independent representatives an opportunity to create and start their home-based business. The company relies on independent representatives working for residual commissions and bonuses to acquire customers for the products it offers and to recruit additional independent representatives.
ACN, Inc. was originally known as the American Communications Network where they began their operations in the U.S in 1993. Robert Stevanovski, Greg Provenzano, and the twin brothers Tony and Mike Cupisz, founded the American Communications Network, Inc in 1992 and formally opened the business in January 1993 with twenty initial “independent representatives”. In its first year, it achieved revenues of two million dollars. ACN’s initial business was a marketing arm for a long-distance reseller called LCI Communications. This relationship lasted for five years until LCI was acquired by Qwest Communications.
By 1998, ACN was listed in Inc. Magazine’s Inc. 500 list as No. 22 in this annual list of the 500 fastest growing private companies in America with an annual revenue of $98.1 million
ACN extended its operations in Europe by 1999 and by 2004, reached the Asia-Pacific region and is now currently operating in 23 countries and 4 continents.
Formerly ACN, through the subsidiaries ACN Energy and ACN Utility Services, operated as a gas and electricity retailer. By 2006, Commerce Energy Group acquired ACN’s energy assets.
Since 2006, ACN has been endorsed by the multi-billionaire and Apprentice executive producer, Donald J. Trump. He has gone on to speak at several ACN International Training Events at which he has praised the company’s founders, business model and video phone which in return, has helped the company increase its credibility.
In 2008, ACN moved its headquarters from Farmington Hills, Michigan to Concord, North Carolina. ACN offices are also located in Montreal, Canada; Amsterdam, the Netherlands; Sydney, Australia; Amal,Sweden; Wroclaw, Poland; and Seoul, South Korea.
ACN is a proud member of the Direct Selling Association in many countries and serves on its U.S. Board. Every member company pledges to abide by the DSA’s Code of Ethics as a condition of membership. In 2009, ACN was the recipient of the DSA’s Success Award, one of its top honors.
ACN is also an accredited member of the Better Business Bureau (BBB). Accreditation is an honor, as not every company is eligible. All accredited businesses agree to the BBB Principles for Trust – a comprehensive set of policies, procedures and best practices focused on honest interactions.
ACN to date continues to grow, expanding its product portfolio and its global reach