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Canadian telecom and cableco expanding home security reach

February 6, 2013Tess Nacelewicz

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia and TORONTO—Canadian telecommunications company Bell Aliant and Canadian cable company Rogers Communications recently announced they're bringing professionally installed and monitored home security/home automation to Atlantic Canada this year.They'll be the first telecom and cableco to enter the market in that area, according to news reports. Rogers started offering home security elsewhere in Canada two years ago, but Bell Aliant's planned launch this spring will mark its...

Bell Aliant, iControl Networks, Paul Dawes, Rogers Communications

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iControl gets $50m

June 23, 2011Martha Entwistle

PALO ALTO, Calif.—IControl co-CEOs Jim Johnson and Paul Dawes said they were originally looking for a $30 million investment, but there was so much interest that they got $50 million. They even turned away some investors whose interests didn't align with iControl's strategy, they said. “There was more interest in investing than we anticipated,” Dawes told SSN on June 20. The success of the round is due to the successful roll out of ADT's Pulse product, the recent iControl/Comcast...

Charles River Ventures, Cisco, Comcast, Comcast Ventures, iControl, Intel Capital, Jim Johnson, John Doerr, OpenHome, Paul Dawes, Rogers Communications, Suzanne Bel, the Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers iFund, XFINITY

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iControl uControl merge

November 9, 2010Martha Entwistle

PALO ALTO, Calif.—Home security and management providers iControl and uControl are no longer competitors following their Nov. 4 merger. The new company will assume the iControl Networks' name and be headquartered here while uControl's Austin, Texas office will become a division of iControl. Jim Johnson, CEO of uControl, and Paul Dawes, CEO of iControl, are now co-CEOs of the new company. “Jim and I recognize that there's a huge market opportunity and that we've each built technologies...

iControl, Jim Johnson, Paul Dawes, uControl

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