SSN Staff  - 
Wednesday, September 1, 2004

IASG announces loss of $0.01 per share for second quarter
ALBANY, N.Y. - Integrated Alarm Services Group announced a loss of one cent per share for the second quarter, ending June 30.

The company reported a gain in revenue from the previous quarter up to $19.5 million,  compared to $18.2 million for the prior three-month period. The company said its net loss was down to $370,000 during the quarter,  versus a $1.1-million loss in the first quarter.

Activity for the second quarter included the $14.5-million acquisition of Alliant Protection Services. There were also 1,900 internally generated contract equivalents.
Emergency24 launches
CHICAGO - Seeing a business opportunity outside of traditional security services, wholesale monitoring firm Emergency24 has invested in the development of a new web site named is a third party verification service for both consumers and e-retailers. The site asks web site operators and webmasters to submit to a multi-point verification check that confirms contact information such as postal address, email addresses and phone numbers. Once confirmation is achieved, approved web sites will display the logo.
Eagle Broadband’s monitoring customers soar
LEAGUE CITY, Texas - Eagle Broadband announced it has added 2,100 commercial and residential security monitoring customers within a three-month period, ending in early August.

Eagle Broadband operates a UL-approved central station in Houston. Its security services include design, installation, CCTV, and video surveillance. The company also provides a number of broadband services that include cable television and high-speed Internet.