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June 28, 2017Paul Ragusa

U.S. households with professional security monitoring will generate nearly $14.7 billion in 2021, reaching a five-year CAGR of 4.7 percent from 2017-2021, according to Parks Associates' Home Security NUMBERS research. “Our last number from the fourth quarter of 2016 shows that 21.5 percent of broadband households, which is about 80 percent of overall households, have professionally monitored security,” Tom Kerber, Parks' director of IoT strategy, told Security Systems News. “So...

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Couple loses $'s, electronics, 'peace of mind' relying on self-monitored security system

January 2, 2013Tess Nacelewicz

A story about a home robbery over the holidays reported by a North Carolina news outlet on New Year's Day caught my eye. That's because it illustrates the potential costly drawbacks of relying on a self-monitored security system. A Raleigh, N.C. couple lost $1,500 in cash and electronics and also their “peace of mind” after three thieves invaded their home while they were away for the holidays, according to The report excitedly touts that the couple has video of the burglary,...

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