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Kessler and DeMarco: Professional monitoring, strategy bode well for DIRECTV/Lifeshield deal

June 5, 2013Martha Entwistle

I had a chance to speak to Jeff Kessler, research analyst for Imperial Capital, and ESX chairman George DeMarco about the satellite television giant DIRECTV getting into security with the purchase of LifeShield. Below is a summary of those discussion: This deal is different from the string of cable companies and telecoms that have jumped into the fray over the past couple of years, Kessler said, for a couple of reasons. First, DIY is built into the DNA of both DIRECTV and LifeSheild, Kessler said....

DIRECTV, ESX, George DeMarco, home security, Imperial Capital, Jeff Kessler, Lifeshield, satellite television


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Verizon debuts home security offering at CES

January 6, 2011Daniel Gelinas

LAS VEGAS—Verizon, which has had a stealth presence at recent security shows, this week launched its new home security offering at the Consumer Electronics Show here. Verizon Home Monitoring and Control will allow end users to bundle together different services like phone, Internet, cable, home automation and security features like motion detectors, remote access control from Schlage and surveillance cameras. The solution has no a professional monitoring component. Verizon and SerComm Corporation—a...

Alberto Canal, George DeMarco, Home Monitoring and Control, Joe Miskulin, Schlage, SerComm, Verizon


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