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'Mixed' court ruling in Illinois monitoring case

An appeals court says public entities in the state can monitor fire alarms but can’t displace private companies from market
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12/01/2011

CHICAGO, Ill.—A federal appeals court based here says public fire districts in Illinois have a legal right to be in the fire alarm monitoring business, but can’t displace the private fire market in doing so.

Telecom partners with professional security companies in second go-round

After going it alone in beta, Frontier decides partnering with big national security companies is the way to go
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12/01/2011

STAMFORD, Conn.—Frontier Communications about four years ago tried a go-it-alone experiment offering home security in a small town in Pennsylvania. The telecom, based here, did everything from marketing the product to monitoring it through a third-party monitoring center.
Now Frontier is taking a different approach in a second foray into the security market: It’s partnering with two security giants, ADT and Protection 1, to offer security products in two separate six-month trial programs, one in upstate New York and one in Pennsylvania.

Time Warner Cable, Frontier enter home security market

The companies launch home security/home automation options in upstate New York and other markets
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11/22/2011

YARMOUTH, Maine—Time Warner Cable and Frontier Communications are now joining other cableco and telecom companies in launching home security/home automation offerings.

Tyco post-split talk Part II: Are acquisitions in the air?

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Thursday, November 3, 2011

Here’s Part II (I posted Part I yesterday) of a blog with some Tyco post-split details, which I found in the process of reviewing the Tyco International Conference Call.

Vector: National accounts in play; we want them

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Thursday, October 6, 2011

Vector Security says national accounts customers are “in play” due to acquisitions and corporate break-ups.

Courts side with alarm industry in Illinois

Efforts by public entities to monopolize fire alarm monitoring suffer setbacks in recent rulings
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10/04/2011

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill.—Two court decisions in late August bolstered the alarm industry’s position in an ongoing dispute in Illinois over public entities taking control of fire alarm monitoring away from private companies.

Provident hires new developer

SSN Staff  - 
08/22/2011

VANCOUVER, B.C.—Provident Security on Aug. 20 announced it has hired Bob Stevenson as lead developer.

Tyco looks to acquire Visonic

Visonic products align with ADT's interactive service Pulse
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06/21/2011

BOCA RATON, Fla.—Tyco International, parent company of ADT, is in talks to acquire security product manufacturer Visonic, which is based in Tel Aviv, Israel.
“I can confirm that we’re in discussion with Visonic and that may or may not lead to definitive transaction,” Tyco spokesman Paul FitzHenry told Security Systems News on June 21.

Comcast sells home security/home automation with iControl

IControl, which also partners with ADT, announces first broadband provider partnership
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06/16/2011

PALO ALTO, Calif.—It’s official: Comcast is selling home security and home automation services powered by iControl software in seven of its 18 markets across the country. The announcement was made by iControl, which is based here, on June 9.

CSAA General Meeting: 'Overall, we're in a very healthy situation.'

Board of directors approves funding plan to build ASAP program proxy server
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06/16/2011

CHARLOTTE, N.C.—The Central Station Alarm Association held its general membership meeting on June 7 at the ESX show, and the message to attendees was that while the economy is tough, the monitoring industry's association is doing okay and is pushing for action in the form of a nationwide initiative to radically revamp public safety communications.

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