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Is the 2G sunset causing outages?

September 27, 2013Leif Kothe

AT&T's 2012 announcement that it would phase out 2G service left most in the alarm industry, well, unfazed. With wireless technology, such changes come with the territory. Moreover, it's not the alarm industry but the mobile phone industry that dictates network “sunsets.” As Lou Fiore, Chairman of the Alarm Industry Communications Commission, put it in a recent conversation: “As long as you go cellular, there is no endgame here.” A few months after the initial announcement,...

2G sunset, 3G, 4G, AICC, alarm monitoring, AT&T, CSAA, Lou Fiore, physical security, Sprint


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Suppliers

Cernium launches CheckVideo dealer program

July 28, 2011Martha Entwistle

RESTON, Va.—Cernium this week launched a formalized dealer program for CheckVideo solution, its intelligent video alarm verification solution. Cernium introduced CheckVideo two years ago and currently has “upwards of 100 dealers offering the product, we've been developing the [CheckVideo] ecosystems over the past couple of years. The business is taking off and now we need more dealers out there,” said Phil Robertson, Cernium VP of Security and Alarm division. “What we are...

analog, analytics, Cernium, CheckVideo, dealer program, Phil Robertson, Sprint


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Monitoring

Cernium, Sprint announce technology partnership

June 9, 2011Daniel Gelinas

CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Video analytics supplier Cernium, whose CheckVideo solution has been making the case for proactive verification of alarms for priority response from municipalities along with RSI, on June 8 announced a technology partnership with wireless provider Sprint at the ESX show here. Security Systems News sat down with several executives from Cernium including their new CEO, John Estrada, who joined the company five weeks ago. Estrada comes to Cernium from the IT world, where among...

Amcest, Cernium, CheckVideo, CV43G, ESX, Fred Rosenfeld, John Estrada, Phil Robertson, Sprint


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Monitoring

Does AT&T's purchase of T-Mobile threaten the industry?

March 24, 2011Daniel Gelinas

YARMOUTH, Maine—Ever since rumblings of a POTS sunset began last year, the security industry has been concerned with where a dependable communications pathway would come from. Most eyes have turned to broadband and GSM as two alternatives. With the March 20 announcement of AT&T's agreement to buy competitor T-Mobile for $39 billion, a new wrinkle to the communications pathway has been introduced with which the security industry must contend, assuming the acquisition passes muster with the SEC. Wireless...

AT&T, CDMA, Digital Monitoring Products, DMP, EVDO, GPRS, GSM, Mace CSSS, Mark Hillenburg, Morgan Hertel


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