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New IASG board members up for vote

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SSN Staff  - 
09/01/2006

ALBANY, N.Y.

Industry urges member-rep contact

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
09/01/2006

VIENNA, Va.-- The Central Station Alarm Association still urges the industry to contact senators this month to support the Senate Communications Consumer's Choice, especially the VoIP Equipment instructions provision, and Broadband Deployment Act of 2006.

Industry sounds off on AMPS

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09/01/2006

As February 2008 gets closer and the industry waits to see if the FCC will extend the Analog Mobile Phone Service sunset, some industry members have stopped using AMPS-based products, others express concern that there are not enough available Global System for Mobile Communication (GSM) products, which provide multi-path communication options to make the conversion, and some struggle to find ways to explain to customers the reason for the switch out.
With these many unknowns, the dealer and installer community and manufacturers that offer AMP solutions are acting quickly to find ways to work with one another to find a solution.

Fla. first to pass ECV

SSN Staff  - 
08/01/2006

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.--On July 1, Florida became the first state in the United States to implement an enhanced call verification law, HB 1351, requiring central stations to call a second phone number for residential and commercial accounts before contacting police, in an effort to curb the number of false dispatches.

Monitronics leads new customers to dealers

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08/01/2006

DALLAS--In an effort to generate more leads for Monitronics' network of 400 dealers nationwide, the company has developed the Lead Generation Program, which directly markets to the customer Monitronics services using Internet, radio and direct mail marketing campaigns. The leads come into in-house lead generation customer service representatives at Monitronics' corporate office, who pass along the information to dealers.

Madison to revise verified response

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SSN Staff  - 
08/01/2006

MADISON, Wis.--City Council members plan to introduce an amendment this summer to Madison's new verified alarm policy to exclude residential alarms from the ordinance, which goes into effect January 1.

Quick Response expands sales with Premier Marketing

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08/01/2006

CLEVELAND, Ohio--It might seem odd for a monitoring provider and manufacturer representative agency to partner, but for Jeff Cohen, vice president of wholesale monitoring firm Quick Response, and Mike Andrews, owner of Premier Marketing, a manufacturer representative agency, the business partnership formed earlier this year made sense for expanding sales efforts for each company in the markets they serve.
Premier Marketing represents 12 manufacturers serving the dealer market spanning northern Ohio, Michigan, western Pennsylvania, western New York, West Virginia, Kentucky, and Indiana and offers product lines in the video, access control and fire product market.

Diebolds expands reach in Mexico with purchase

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08/01/2006

NORTH CANTON, Ohio--As part of a strategic plan to expand into new markets internationally, Central de Alarmas Adler, a subsidiary of Diebold and full-service alarm company, increased Diebold's reach in Mexico with the purchase of Cerberus Pyrotronics Servicios, a division of Siemens and full-service alarm company, this June. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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