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Protection One officals report prospect of bankruptcy filing, again

SSN Staff  - 
10/01/2004

TOPEKA, Kan. - Protection One’s recent quarterly report filing once again mentioned that the company’s restructuring plan may include filing for Chapter 11.

New security Business sees prospects in orphan market

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10/01/2004

DAYTON, Ohio - Branching out from his role as chief operating officer at Onika Security, a residential and commercial security provider, Paul Dohse has started his own company - Altec Alarm Systems.

Dohse, who is planning to leave Onika by the end of the year due to business philosophy differences with his partners, plans on building business at Altec, which opened for business on Aug.

Home Director adds integrators to Sears Connected Home program

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10/01/2004

LIVERMORE, Calif. - Home Director, a home networking system manufacturer and supplier, has added two integrators to the Sears Connected Home program, bringing the current number to 13.

New management focuses on future at Home Dir.

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10/01/2004

LIVERMORE, Calif. - After a management shift earlier this year, Home Director, a provider of home networking solutions, is focusing on driving business through a newly established business plan.

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.

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SSN News Poll September 2014

Some new door-knocking scams recently prompted the Electronic Security Association to update its code of ethics to specifically ban them. Also, ADT this summer is offering up to $25,000 to whistleblowers who expose security companies that train sales teams to use deceptive selling techniques. What do you think are the best ways to combat door-to-door sales scams?

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