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Protect America refunds alarm fees in St. Louis

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12/01/2003

ROUND ROCK, Texas - Protect America Inc., which ran afoul of the St.

Hackett Security expanding service nationwide

Company enhances offerings through dealer network, video monitoring and archiving
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12/01/2003

ST. LOUIS - With a dealer network and a new video monitoring and archiving service in place, Hackett Security, a 26-year-old alarm monitoring company based here, is hoping to offer its services to dealers on a nationwide basis.

New financing boosts outlook for Monitronics

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11/01/2003

DALLAS - Monitronics International has completed a $500 million refinancing of its debt facilities. The refinancing brings to more than $600 million the company’s total debt and equity raised since its inception in 1994.

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SSN Staff  - 
11/01/2003

DFT’s central earns UL certification

FREDONIA, N.Y.

Seattle puts licensing, fees on hold

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11/01/2003

SEATTLE - Facing budget shortfalls next year, Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels proposed a license fee for alarm monitoring companies as a means of bringing in additional revenue. Last month, the city council sent the proposal back to committee to allow for more public comment on the issue.

ADT customers wrongly billed for fees

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11/01/2003

BOCA RATON, Fla. - Some ADT customers in Lee County were incorrectly billed for false alarm fees in September, according to a report by WBBH-TV in Fort Myers.

Revenues rise, attrition falls for Monitronics

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11/01/2003

DALLAS - Less than a week after completing a $500 million refinancing deal, Monitronics International reported revenue increases for both its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2003, which ended on June 30.

Total revenues for 2003 increased by 14 percent to $126 million.

ADT to close Bradenton, Fla., monitoring center

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11/01/2003

BRADENTON, Fla. - ADT Security Services will close its monitoring center here on or around Nov.

AAA looks to acquisition for growth

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10/01/2003

WINNEPEG, Manitoba - Fresh off the completion of its acquisition of Alarm All Inc. for $1.

Firm getting ‘more traditional’ about security

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10/01/2003

AUSTIN, Texas - Technology and monitoring service provider Security Broadband is in talks with several security industry players about distributing its products and services through the security channel, rather than relying heavily on its cable partners.

Between bankruptcy and consolidation in the cable industry, some of Security Broadband’s partners in the cable industry have not fared well in recent months.

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