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U.S. households feel 'safe enough' with smart home security devices

October 1, 2020SSN Staff

DALLAS—New research from Parks Associates finds 60 percent of U.S. broadband households feel “safe enough” with only a professionally monitored home security system while 55 percent report feeling safe enough with only a self-monitored home security system. “While most consumers feel ‘safe enough’ only with a home security system, security-focused smart home devices delivers this same baseline feeling of security for a majority of households,” Brad Russell,...

broadband, Parks Associates, residential market, residential monitoring, smart home

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General News

ESA's Chwat rates the regulation and legislation of interest in 2015

January 30, 2015Amy Canfield

ALEXANDRIA, Va.—From changes in the way broadband will be expanded to federal funding for school security technology to nursing home surveillance, there is plenty of legislation of interest to security installers on Capitol Hill, according to John Chwat, ESA's director of government relations.Broadband's use within the industry for monitoring and alarms is on a front burner. ESA was in the process of preparing comments for the FCC on impacts of a major regulatory initiative that includes changes...

broadband, John Chwat, POTS

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This Blog's on Fire (And Other Stuff)

Vivint becoming a broadband provider?

February 5, 2014Tess Nacelewicz

Vivint prides itself so much on innovation that it has outgrown its new Innovation Center and is building a much larger one, as I wrote recently. Now here's something else that the Provo, Utah-based home automation/home security company apparently is innovating on: broadband service. According to Gigacom Research, Jeremy Warren, Vivint VP of innovation, mentioned this week that the company is trialing broadband in Utah, but provided few details. What is known, Gigacom says, is that Vivint's wireless...

broadband, innovation center, Jeremy Warren, Vivint

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