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Entering PERS: problematic or practical?

July 22, 2015Spencer Ives

PERS. It's come up a lot lately—everywhere I look it seems that I'm hearing about new angles to the market, and new contenders. One thing I've also heard plenty of is that it's not a space for everyone. But some seem to be finding it a very sensible new market. Just recently the cellphone provider Consumer Cellular entered the market, choosing this as a logical space to make its first step outside of cell phones. I think it's interesting that a market avoided by some...

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Consumer Cellular enters mPERS market

July 14, 2015Spencer Ives

PORTLAND, Ore.—Consumer Cellular, a nationwide mobile phone company focused on the 50-plus demographic, has entered the mPERS market with its new product, the Ally.“This is really [our] first new product that's not a traditional cellphone,” John Marick, Consumer Cellular CEO, told Security Systems News.The company is approaching its 20-year anniversary in the cell phone business. “This mPERS product seemed like a natural fit to be able to extend to our customer base,”...

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