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Residential

Initial research: Telecoms, cablecos responsible for half of new subscribers

March 9, 2016Paul Ragusa, Editor

DALLAS—Interactive services, self-installed options, the presence of cable and telecom operators, new smart-home technologies—it truly is a pivotal time for the residential security industry. To help sort it all out, Security Systems News caught up with Tom Kerber, who leads Parks Associates research in the areas of home controls, energy management and home networks.In terms of the overall impact on the industry, Kerber noted that Parks Associates' initial research shows that “almost...

cableco, DIY, Parks Associates, telecom, Tom Kerber


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General News

Cablecos and Telecoms: Readers debate the new competition

July 10, 2013Leif Kothe

YARMOUTH, Maine—Brand recognition, national reach and advertising clout are some of the obvious advantages afforded the telecom and cableco giants now entering the security space. But some smaller security companies may also stand to benefit from these new entrants, by virtue of both partnerships with bigger companies, and increased market awareness fueled by their advertising.A recent study from IHS Researchsays the influx of new players will likely increase market penetration for residential...

cableco, IHS Research, Life Safety Monitoring, LogicMark, SSN, telecom, Todd Lindstrom, Troy Bruce


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On The Editor's Desk

Talking about new entrants in Dallas

January 10, 2012Martha Entwistle

I'm in Dallas at the ESA Leadership Conference and ESI Forum. If you're at the event, check out the educational session I'm moderating today. It's called "What the Arrival of New Industry Entrants Means for your Business" The panelists are Joe Nuccio, CEO of ASG Security, and John Loud, president of Loud Security. We'll be talking about the cable and telco companies that are playing in security now. There are seven at last count, and they're not all taking the same approach. We're going to take...

ASG Security, cable, ESA, ESI Forum, Joe Nuccio, John Loud, Loud Security, new entrants in security, telecom


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This Blog's on Fire (And Other Stuff)

2011: The Year of the Telecom

December 21, 2011Tess Nacelewicz

The year is not quite over yet, but it's clear that 2011 has earned a new name as far as security is concerned: The Year of the Telecom. That's because the year has been marked by at least five telecoms entering the security space. And those who have yawned and said, “What else is new? The telecoms have tried this before and failed,” had better take note. There are some indications the telecoms are doing things differently this time—for example, they're teaming up with other professional...

AT&T, Cox Communications. Arizona Alarm Association, Frontier Communications, Georgia Electronic Life Safety and Security Association, telecom, Time Warner Cable, Verizon


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