Monthly Archives: August 2010

Pinnacle settles with NY AG

  Pinnacle settles with NY AG Calls AG’s public statements damaging and unfounded, however By Martha Entwistle – 08.17.2010   ALBANY, N.Y.—The New York Attorney General’s office announced Aug. 12, in a strongly worded press release, it had reached an … Continue reading

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California municipality adopts verified-response policy, Industry left scrambling

  California municipality adopts verified-response policy Industry left scrambling to inform customers of options By Daniel Gelinas – 08.14.2010     CATHEDRAL CITY, Calif.—City officials here have adopted a verified-response policy in order to cope with its false alarm problem. … Continue reading

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Tony New England town begins suing repeat false alarm offenders

Tony New England town begins suing repeat false alarm offenders By Daniel Gelinas – 08.18.2010     GREENWICH, Conn.—Authorities here, where the median home price is $1 million according to CNN Money, have sued certain repeat false alarm offenders from … Continue reading

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UTCFS or GE Expands in Florida

UTCFS to build multi-million dollar test center in Fla. Business unit relocations expand company presence By Martha Entwistle – 08.11.2010     TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Saying the move will bring jobs, increased tax base and general economic growth, Florida government officials announced … Continue reading

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Industry 1st from My-Alarm

My-Alarm has now added a LIFETIME warranty to all of it’s DIY systems. All active systems, alarm, video or GPS are guaranteed operational  for as long as they are connected to My-Alarm services.  If you own one of our systems and it is … Continue reading

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Report: Monitoring Fees for U.S. Households Increased 15% Since 2007

  May 12, 2010, DALLAS — Home security companies have avoided the worst of the recession due to a stable core of consumers who have kept their monitoring services despite rising fees, according to research firm Parks Associates. In its … Continue reading

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Going Cellular

Doubt the Cellular Revolution at Your Own Peril Data released this week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offers the latest glimpse into just how fast U.S. households are abandoning landline telephones in favor of going wireless. … Continue reading

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Residential Video

  by Joan Engebretson June 1, 2010 By including a DVR in a secured area, security dealers can help ensure that if visible cameras (like the one positioned above the front door in the photo above) are vandalized, there will … Continue reading

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DIY Goes MainStream

DIY Goes MainStream NutriSystem CEO gets into security InGrid is now LifeShield, and $11 million richer; will DIY success follow? By Martha Entwistle – 06.24.2010   YARDLEY, Pa.—The guy who took NutriSystem from a $27 million company to an $800 … Continue reading

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Report: POTS Use Will Drop 22% by 2014

  Thursday, July 22, 2010 NEW NEWS Jul 21, 2010, WELLINGBOROUGH, UNITED KINGDOM — Monitored alarm accounts using plain old telephone lines (POTS) accounted for nearly 90 percent of recurring monthly revenue (RMR) in North America in 2009, according to … Continue reading

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