We're passionate about one thing... your successful communications!

Defob Communications has been a leader in the mobile boosting industry since 2012.

Managing Director and owner Colin Deacon-Fobister has been working in the industry for over 35 years and has a wealth of experience.  He saw a need to provide communication solutions to businesses within the Perth metro area and throughout regional Western Australia.

Meet the Team

At Defob Communications, we are a family focused business providing commercial, industrial and regional WA clients with communication solutions.  We all love what we do and it shows in our enthusiasm for the industry.  Knowing the latest technology and communication trends combined with our experience leads to the team at Defob Communications being experts in the field.

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Colin Deacon-Fobister, Managing Director

Colin's 35 years of experience and expertise means there is not much he does not know about TV, home theatre, audio visual, satellite, mobile phone and public address systems.

Colin started his company as a sole operator and has now grown to incorporate staff with varied expertise that encompass other areas of the industry. His dedication to the company is illustrated by not only the on the job training but training to include a Cert II, III in Digital Telecommunications Reception Technology, short courses covering Asbestos Awareness, Radiation Hazard Training, OH&S training, and mobile repeater training.

Specialist in Mobile booster installations, PA Systems and Data & Wifi Access

Contact Colin on [email protected].


ACMA cabling licence T34951

White card # 1508185

EWP licence # YC847679

Work safely at heights C075573

Security consultant #SC59017

Security installer #SC59017

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Scott Newman, Installer & Technician

Scott has 13 years of experience in the audio visual and lighting industry with experience in live and installation work. Scott has worked in clubs, hotels, and commercial buildings, and has been responsible for ensuring systems are kept operational.

He has been with Defob Communications since 2020 and has developed his expertise in PA installations, configuring and commissioning of DAS systems.

Specialist in Mobile booster installations, PA Systems and Data & Wifi Access


ACMA cabling licence T56065

White card # 176062

Work safely at heights C075573

High Risk Licence #WL3362426

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Michael Fobister, Installer & Technician

Michael started working with his Dad in 2012 whilst in high school and later when he was studying lighting at WAAPA.

Specialist in Lighting, PA Systems and Data & Wifi Access


White card # 1008156

EWP licence # YC847680

Work safely at heights S99875/4163

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Cindy Deacon-Fobister, Office Manager

Cindy is the boss behind the scenes.  She formed Defob Communications with Colin in 2012.

Her extensive experience is in accounts and is a computer programmer by trade. Cindy's background makes her a valuable asset to the business and her role includes logistics, accounts, software, payroll and anything behind the scenes.  She also runs her own dressmaking business Just for You - By Cindy.

Contact Cindy on [email protected]


Associate Diploma in Computer Programming

Our team is ready and trained to work anywhere!

All of the installation team are fully qualified to work on any site.   These include:

  • ACMA licenced (Australian Communications and Media Authority)
  • Construction industry White Cards
  • Working at heights
  • EWP (Elevated Work Platform) Licences
  • Riggers Licence
  • Asbestos awareness training
  • Cert II, III Digital Telecommunications Reception Technology
  • Numerous workplace inductions including retailers (for example Coles and Bunnings), Universities (including Curtin, ECU and UWA), Shopping Centres (including Lend Lease, Hawaiian and Stockland) and a number of mining companies.


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Looking for a new challenge?

Are you wanting to get your foot in the door of the communications industry?  If you are family focused, willing to learn, hard working and have a passion for communications then we want to hear from you.

Let us know you are interested in joining the Defob Communications family by emailing through a cover letter and resume highlighting why you would be a good fit for the team.