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Central Station Monitoring acquires Alarm Central

Deal nearly doubles CSM’s account base, boosts revenue
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11/12/2019

ESTACADA, Ore.—Central Station Monitoring (CSM), a full-service intrusion and fire alarm central station based here, recently acquired Alarm Central based in Beaverton, nearly doubling the number of accounts being monitored at its central station.

ADT acquires I-View Now to further enhance professional monitoring services

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10/18/2019

BOCA RATON, Fla.—ADT, a smart-home security provider serving residential and business customers, has taken another step to reduce false alarms and improve emergency response by acquiring I-View Now, a leading video alarm verification service.

The Monitoring Association welcomes 35th president

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10/17/2019

McLEAN, Va.—The Monitoring Association (TMA) is pleased to announce Don Young, CIO and EVP of operations at ADT, as the new president.

ADT expands mobile reach with Lyft partnership

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10/15/2019

BOCA RATON, Fla.—ADT this week announced a partnership to integrate mobile safety solutions into the Lyft platform. Extending ADT’s safety and technology to mobile applications will bring an additional layer of security to Lyft’s rideshare experience. 

TMA issuing Certificates of Verification to qualifying alarm companies

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10/09/2019

McLEAN, Va.—Announced in April, The Monitoring Association (TMA) reached an agreement with AT&T to provide qualified alarm companies with a TMA Certificate of Verification that will enable them to apply for eligibility to use FirstNet services for alarm transport comm

COPS Monitoring promotes Eric Scrivana to newly created management position

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08/21/2019

WILLIAMSTOWN, N.J.—COPS Monitoring, a provider of wholesale professional alarm services in North America, announced the promotion of Eric Scrivana to the newly created position of Operations Project Manager.

TMA announces keynotes for annual meeting

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07/31/2019

MCLEAN, Va.—The Monitoring Association (TMA) announced its keynote speakers for the upcoming TMA 2019 Annual Meeting, including former Bridgestone Americas, Inc. CEO, President and Chairman Gary A. Garfield and Inc. Magazine Editor-in-Chief Eric Schurenberg.

National Monitoring Center continues growing with expansion of sales team

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07/22/2019

Lake Forest, Calif.—National Monitoring Center (NMC), a third-party monitoring company in the United States with monitoring centers in Calif. and Texas, hires industry veteran, Mark Conger as national accounts manager.

LifeShield HD Video Doorbell camera makes its debut

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07/11/2019

LANGHORNE, Pa.—Recently acquired by ADT, LifeShield added the LifeShield HD, Wi-Fi-connected video doorbell to its professionally monitored, DIY smart home security product offerings.

The Monitoring Association onboards its 50th, 51st and 52nd PSAP

ASAP-to-PSAP service streamlines communication and saves lives
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06/12/2019

VIENNA, Va.—The Monitoring Association (TMA) is pleased to announce the addition of three new PSAPs (Public Safety Answering Points) to its ASAP-to-PSAP service, bringing the total number of participating jurisdictions up to 52.

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SSN News Poll January 2020

The Security Industry Association (SIA) recently identified the key “megatrends” that are impacting the security industry as we move into 2020. This month’s News Poll looks at the state of the industry for 2020, including which trends and technologies will dominate the headlines.