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Telguard frees dealers from 2G obstacles

April 20, 2016Spencer Ives

Telguard recently announced its new Freedom program: providing dealers with funding and equipment for 2G conversions for a $9.95 monthly fee per 2G account. Shawn Welsh, Telguard's SVP of product line management and marketing, told me that the program helps the dealers who haven't yet figured out how to deal with the sunset. The sunset is an old topic, and Welsh said dealers have probably gotten a little fatigued hearing about it. He said that Telguard looked to why some dealers hadn't started. “What...

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Telguard now cellular provider for Videofied systems

January 16, 2014SSN Staff

ATLANTA—Telguard is now a single source cellular supplier for all Videofied systems in the U.S. and Canada, the company announced Jan. 15. Telguard SIM cards are compatible with Videofied systems, offering dealers an alternative service provider for new systems or a way to upgrade existing customers to the AT&T nationwide network in the U.S, or to the Rogers, Bell, Telus and SaskTel networks in Canada. “With the rapidly increasing trend for security to include video verification, it only...

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Suppliers, iControl, Telular end patent infringement cases

January 15, 2014Tess Nacelewicz, Leah Hoenen

YARMOUTH, Maine—Patent infringement lawsuits involving, iControl Networks and Telular have all been dismissed, the companies announced this and iControl Networks announced Jan. 14 that settlements have been reached in patent infringement suits involving those two companies.And Telular announced the same day that an lawsuit against Telular has been dismissed with prejudice.The two cases are related, Jay Kenny, VP of marketing for, an interactive services..., cross-licensing agreement, iControl Networks, Jay Kenny, patent infringement lawsuit, Shawn Welsh, Telular

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HomeControl solution for Go!Control panels available for dealers

November 25, 2013SSN Staff

CARLSBAD, Calif.—The Telguard HomeControl solution for Go!Control panels is available for security dealers, Telguard and 2GIG announced Nov. 25. With HomeControl, users can remotely arm and disarm security systems and tie in to motion detectors and door sensors. The solution includes Z-Wave control and integrated video surveillance, according to the release. “Collaborating with 2GIG, a premier security system provider, ensures that HomeControl reaches the widest number of households at...

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Telguard, Videofied team up on video verified platform

November 20, 2013Leif Kothe

NEW YORK—Telguard and Videofied have formed an original equipment manufacturer partnership that the companies hope will accelerate the adoption of video verified alarms. The companies announced the partnership on Nov. 20 at ISC East, held here.�Under the agreement, Telguard, a division of wireless solutions provider Telular, will private label Videofied's indoor video verification platform, combining it with Telguard's cellular service. This affords dealers with both commercial and residential...

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Telular to be acquired by Avista Capital in $253 million deal

May 1, 2013Rich Miller

CHICAGO and NEW YORK—Telular Corp., which provides cellular alarm communications equipment through its Telguard division, announced on Monday that it is being acquired by Avista Capital Partners in a deal valued at $253 million.Avista, a New York-based private equity firm that focuses on energy, health care and communications companies, is assuming $18.5 million debt as part of the deal, according to a news release from both companies. Avista is paying $12.61 per share, a premium of 31 percent...

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Telguard adds PERS partner

April 3, 2013Rich Miller

ATLANTA, Ga.—Telguard has expanded its reach into PERS by licensing its cellular technology to medical alarm provider Mytrex, a combination that Telguard says will help alarm dealers protect and increase their RMR.The technology in Telguard's TG-P cellular PERS communicator can now be found in Mytrex's MXD3G. Mytrex, based in South Jordan, Utah, is marketing the PERS device to independent seniors who are doing away with POTS but still want medical response service. The MXD3G is VoIP and cable...

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Fire Systems Installation

Telguard communicator meets 2013 NFPA 72 requirements

February 4, 2013Tess Nacelewicz

CHICAGO—Telular Corp. recently announced that its Telguard TG-7FS cellular communicator is now compliant with the National Fire Protection Association 2013 edition requirements for sole-path communications. The latest edition of NFPA 72, the National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code, allows sole-path cellular communications to be supervised for commercial fire systems once every 60 minutes, instead of every five minutes as required by the 2010 edition, the company said.The development—and...

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Monitoring Matters

2G sun starting to set in Arizona

October 24, 2012Rich Miller

Looking for signs of the 2G sunset? Don't blink. That was the message today from Telguard's Shawn Welsh, who notified CSAA members via the group's ACCENT email service that AT&T has begun to pull the shade on Arizona's Pinal and Gila counties. “For those of you with cellular customers in Arizona, AT&T has announced that there will be no roaming network available to 2G GSM/GPRS-only cellular devices using [the company's] 410 SIMs—they are often yellow in color—in Pinal and Gila counties...

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Telguard kit upgrades 2G communicators facing 'sunset'

September 26, 2012Rich Miller

ATLANTA, Ga.—Telguard, a provider of wireless alarm monitoring solutions, has rolled out a conversion kit that allows dealers to upgrade their commercial 2G cellular communicators to 3G/4G without voiding UL certifications at the installation site.The TG-KIT is designed for all six 2G communicators (GSM and GPRS) in the TG-7 series from Telguard, a division of Telular Corp. The upgrade involves replacing the circuit board in a unit without having to remove its enclosure, antenna or power supply.Shawn...

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