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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.

Briefs

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.

Miami Alarm co. owner convicted of tax evasion

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10/01/2003

MIAMI - William Oertwig Jr., a 28-year veteran of the Miami-Dade Police Department and owner of Intercontinental Electronic Security Systems, an installation and monitoring company, was convicted in late August on tax evasion charges.

Homeowners sue Ace Alarms

Company claims couple declined fire monitoring service
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10/01/2003

ANTIOCH, Tenn. - Ace Alarms Inc.

CentraLarm opens expanded facility

SSN Staff  - 
10/01/2003

Upgrades more than double company's square footage
MANCHESTER, N.H.

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