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Select Security slides onto residential playing field

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09/01/2004

LANCASTER, Penn. - Looking to expand the company’s geographic footprint as well as its market grasp, Select Security has acquired State College, Penn.

Adelphia announces sale

SSN Staff  - 
09/01/2004

Security division may be sold off separately
NEW YORK - Bankrupt Adelphia Communications confirmed in early August that it will sell the company - either as a whole or in parts.
Adelphia, which has more than five million cable subscribers across the United States, operates two security companies, Checkpoint Limited in Florida and Adelphia Security in New York.

Digitech acquired by Home Tech.

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09/01/2004

BELLEVUE, Wash. - Digitech Home Systems, a residential integrator that recorded $7.

Microtec’s board members disembark

Due to a lack of insurance coverage, six seats remain unoccupied on the company’s board
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09/01/2004

ST. AUGUSTIN, Quebec - Six members of Microtec Enterprises’ board of directors have resigned after the company’s insurance carrier chose not to renew the policy that covered the directors and officers - leaving the six individuals unprotected in the event of lawsuits filed against the company.

Just the very beginning

SSN Staff  - 
09/01/2004

Home Technologies sets first move of expansion
BELLEVUE, Wash. - Home Technologies, a provider of home automation and security solutions for the low voltage market has made its first move in a three-part growth strategy that includes creating a dealer program by acquiring residential systems integrator Digitech Home Systems.

Briefs

SSN Staff  - 
09/01/2004

ADT fails to secure dismissal of lawsuit
DENVER - A Colorado judge has denied ADT Security Services’ motion to dismiss a class action lawsuit filed by Advantek Pro, a former ADT authorized dealer.

The judge’s ruling clears the way for the firm to seek a class action certification of the lawsuit, which if approved will include current and past ADT dealers.

Acquisition transition

Sentinel adjusting to Certified buyout
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08/01/2004

CHICAGO - Things have changed for Sentinel Security.

The medium-sized, once independently run alarm company, has been acquired by Certified Security.

Home Director looks to expand its geographic reach across the country

SSN Staff  - 
08/01/2004

LIVERMORE, Calif. - Home Director, a home networking provider, has announced an expansion of its relationship with Land Tejas, a developer of gated planned communities in Houston, Texas.

Scott Alarm is back in business

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08/01/2004

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The founder of a well-known security company has returned to the market and his new company, Scott Alarm, is assuming the name once used by his former business.

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