WASHINGTON--Comments from the Alarm Industry Communications Committee were submitted in September to the Federal Communications Commission regarding additional steps needed to ensure that providers of VoIP service provide reliable E911service.
The comments asked the FCC to impose notification and non-interface requirements on VoIP providers to protect safety interests of alarm service subscribers.
SAN ANTONIO-- United Central Control hit the 100,000 account mark in September from a year start of 73,000 accounts, prompting a move to a bigger facility to accommodate recent additions and as it plans for growth.
The central is in the process of securing space in Northwest San Antonio, only 10 miles from its current location, and expects to make the move at the end of January 2006.
METAIRIE, La.--When Hurricane Katrina's Category 4 winds and rains pushed its way into New Orleans, where Alarm Monitoring Services is based only minutes away, the third party central station was uncannily prepared.
ORLANDO, Fla.--In the five months since acquiring Marlin Central Monitoring, Security Networks developed and last month introduced a dealer program that aligns the wholesale central station with its competitors.