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Sister companies aid expansion

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04/01/2004

ORLANDO, Fla. - When a company is looking to expand its services nationally, it doesn’t hurt to be a part of a larger group of companies that can offer diverse services to an existing customer base.

Shaping standards for video

SSN Staff  - 
04/01/2004

VIENNA, Va. - A new Central Station Alarm Association subcommittee will meet at the ISC West Expo in Las Vegas to develop a set of standards for video monitoring.

Reciprocity Act leads pre-NAMTSE buzz

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04/01/2004

VIENNA, Va. - As the North American Monitoring Technologies Symposium & Expo approaches, most of the talk among central stations has centered on the proposed licensing reciprocity bill that will be discussed at the meeting.

Marlin wants to be bigger fish in central station pond

New president charged with taking company nationwide by the end of 2005
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04/01/2004

ORLANDO, Fla. - With the hiring of a new president, Marlin Central Monitoring is looking to take its regional central station nationwide within the next two years.

Franchisees see sale as positive

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04/01/2004

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - While some in the industry may question Tyco Fire & Security’s announcement that it was in talks with a number of potential buyers for Sonitrol, the mood among a number of Sonitrol’s franchisees is one of optimism.

Briefs

SSN Staff  - 
04/01/2004

Former city official cancels free service

TRENTON, N.J.

Gov. Pataki delivers grant to Rapid Response for job creation In N.Y.

Tax breaks were enough to keep company from leaving state
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03/01/2004

SYRACUSE, N.Y.

Monitronics revenues on the increase

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03/01/2004

DALLAS - Monitronics International Inc.’s year-to-year revenues increased by 22 percent over 2002 numbers for its second quarter, which ended Dec.

Briefs

SSN Staff  - 
03/01/2004

Honolulu says alarm policy working

HONOLULU - According to the Honolulu Police Department, a program intended to reduce the amount of time police spend responding to false alarms has cut the total number of false alarms by 10 percent from a year earlier.

The reduction also represents a reduction of 20 percent over the city’s all-time high of 33,000 false alarms in 2001.

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SSN News Poll October 2014

More and more connected products in homes and businesses increasingly provide central stations with new revenue and service opportunities to monitor those devices. But some say that to do that, centrals need to change and become more like data centers. Do you agree? Tell us what you think the central station of the future will look like.

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