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Cableco expands home security to Canada's 'Golden Horseshoe'

March 13, 2013Tess Nacelewicz

I wrote recently about two Canadian giants, cable company Rogers Communications and telecommunications company Bell Aliant, planning to offer home security/home automation for the first time in Atlantic Canada this spring. And now Rogers has announced it's expanding the service in its Ontario footprint. Rogers launched its Smart Home Monitoring in its cable footprint in Ontario in August 2011. And today, Toronto-based Rogers announced it is now expanding its offering to Ontario's “Golden Horseshoe.”...

Atlantic Canada, Bell Aliant, Golden Horseshoe, Ian Pattinson, NextGen Home Security, Ontario, Rogers Communications, Smart Home Monitoring


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New security/telco partnership up North

September 14, 2011Daniel Gelinas

RED WOOD CITY, Calif. and TORONTO—The home security penetration rate hovers around 18 percent in Canada, but players in a new partnership say they're going to change that. Home automation and control technology provider iControl and Rogers Communications, Canada's largest communications provider, on Aug. 30 announced a new converged home security, automation and control offering, which they say will raise that rate. "When you start giving people the ability to view cameras remotely, to arm...

home automation, home control, Ian Pattinson, iControl, Jim Johnson, Northern 911, OpenHome, PSAP, Rogers Communications, Smart Home Monitoring


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