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SIA’s AcceleRISE virtual conference set for Aug. 23-25

May 19, 2021SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md. —The Security Industry Association (SIA) has announced details for the 2021 AcceleRISE conference – an essential experience hosted by SIA’s RISE community for young professionals in the security industry – taking place virtually Aug. 23-25. The 2021 AcceleRISE event will challenge tomorrow’s security leaders to test their limits, escape their comfort zones and grow their industry expertise. “I am so excited about AcceleRISE...

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ADT named No. 1 smart home security provider by Strategy Analytics

May 14, 2021SSN Staff

BOCA RATON, Fla. —ADT was named the #1 Smart Home Security Provider for the fifth straight year by research firm Strategy Analytics. ADT remained the largest provider with nearly 3.2 million interactive subscribers at the end of 2020, accounting for 20 percent of the U.S. interactive security market. The company continues to protect and connect more customers with industry-leading solutions that make people’s lives safer and simple – at home, work and on the go. Recently,...

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ADT announces executive leadership changes

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ADT announces executive leadership changes, Q1 results

May 5, 2021SSN Staff

BOCA RATON, Fla.—ADT Inc. announced several changes to its leadership, starting with the retirement of Jim Boyce, president, chief business development officer, effective May 31, 2021. The company also announced its Q1 financial results, showing continued recovery and growth and the commercial side of the business. Leadership Changes The company is grateful for Boyce’s leadership, wisdom and dedication, and for his many contributions as CEO of Defenders and its successful integration...

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ADT brings trademark suit against Amazon’s Ring

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ADT brings trademark suit against Amazon’s Ring

April 27, 2021SSN Staff

BOCA RATON, Fla.—ADT has brought an action for willful trademark infringement, unfair competition, and related violations against Ring LLC (Ring), an Amazon company and provider of smart home security devices. In March 2021, the complaint asserts, Ring adopted a blue octagon mark that is virtually indistinguishable from ADT’s iconic blue octagon mark, which is protected under numerous federal trademark registrations. ADT’s blue octagon is iconic in the security market, proudly...

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ADT, Google announce Nest smart home security integration

April 12, 2021SSN Staff

BOCA RATON, Fla. — ADT, a leading provider of security, automation and smart home solutions, has announced that its customers can now purchase Google Nest Mini, Nest Hub, and Nest Hub Max products and have them professionally installed by ADT’s nationwide network of smart home technicians. According to ADT, if a customer’s hands are full, that person could just say, “Hey Google, disarm my security system” so he/she could go straight to the kitchen counter...

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ADT appoints Sigal Zarmi to company’s board of directors

April 6, 2021SSN Staff

BOCA RATON, Fla. —ADT Inc., a leading provider of security, automation, and smart home solutions serving consumer and business customers in the United States, announced the appointment of Sigal Zarmi to the company’s board of directors as an additional independent director. “We are pleased to welcome Sigal to our board of directors,” said Marc Becker, ADT chairman of the board. “Her extensive experience in technology and transformation will be a tremendous asset...

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ADT issues statement on Vivint lawsuit

March 4, 2021SSN Staff

BOCA RATON, Fla.—ADT issued an official response to the recent news that Vivint Smart Home has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against them in the United States District Court for the District of Utah. ADT told Security Systems News, “On Feb. 25, 2021, Vivint, Inc. filed a complaint against ADT Inc. in the United States District Court for the District of Utah, Central Division, claiming that ADT has infringed certain of Vivint’s patents. ADT believes the claims asserted by...

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Vivint sues ADT for patent infringement

March 2, 2021SSN Staff

PROVO, Utah—Vivint Smart Home, Inc., a North American-based smart home company, announced that it has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against ADT in the United States District Court for the District of Utah. In the complaint, Vivint asserts that ADT infringes six of Vivint’s U.S. patents related to security and smart home technology. As a provider of smart home technology, Vivint has more than 300 issued patents related to its proprietary technology. The company is seeking damages...

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ADT reports increases in RMR, subscribers in Q4

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ADT reports increases in RMR, subscribers in Q4

February 26, 2021Paul Ragusa, Editor

BOCA RATON, Fla.—ADT reported results for the fourth quarter and full year 2020, highlighted by U.S. Recurring Monthly Revenue (RMR) additions up 15 percent, as well as continued growth for its net subscribers for both Q4 and full year. “ADT once again delivered strong financial and operating results during the fourth quarter. We maintained our record low revenue payback, while growing our RMR additions by double digits and increasing our net subscribers,” ADT’s President...

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ADT, DISH Network announce smart home security partnership

February 23, 2021SSN Staff

BOCA RATON, Fla., and ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — ADT Inc. and DISH Network Corporation announced a partnership whereby DISH will begin marketing, sales and installation services for ADT smart home security products. DISH is a connectivity company with more than 20 million subscribers across its pay-TV and wireless brands. DISH customers will receive access to ADT products and services sold and installed by DISH’s nationwide network of smart home professionals. OnTech Smart Services, a subsidiary...

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