Originally founded by Rob Huberman in 1978 as Communication Techniques in Washington, D.C., ComteQ provided non-profit and small businesses with photographic services for news and special events and video production services in the areas public service announcements, special event promotion, education video, news and corporate video. Highlights include a children's musical concert produced at the Kennedy Center for Performing Arts, an honorable mention from the National Association of Local Cable Programmers (NALCP) for best comedy program; and two ADDY awards for best comedy program and best public service commercial from Arlington Community Television.
In 1980 services expanded to specialize in developing promotions, planning special events, and providing multi-media production services. Highlights include a parade unit in Ronald Reagan's 1980 Presidential Inaugural Parade and one in the National Independence Day Parade; a three-day Native American cultural festival at the Washington Monument; and a physician's "Appeal to the President" public safety event across the street from the White House. In 1981, Rob was a principle in forming RTV Video Network, Inc. in Los Angeles to produce video taped home tours for real estate offices.
In 1988 Rob relocated the company to the Atlantic City area and began providing graphic design services via desktop publishing on the Macintosh platform, including corporate identity, print promotions, newspaper ads and press kits.
In 1990 ComteQ began to develop promotional materials for Jewish organizations and in 1996 Rob helped develop the business plan for the Jewish Times of South Jersey, a weekly newspaper serving Atlantic City and the southern New Jersey seashore. Rob served in the capacity of managing editor of the newspaper until June of 2001, when he left to concentrate on book publishing.
ComteQ Communications, LLC was formed and began trading as ComteQ Media Group and ComteQ Publishing, with a focus on Jewish non-fiction titles. Several fiction novels were added to ComteQ's book list, including the re-publication of the worldwide bestseller Indecent Proposal, along with Holocaust memoirs and other non-fiction. More than 60 titles have been published, printed or are in production as of January 2011 and ComteQ has received 15 publishing awards.