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ADS buys, opens new branch in Mississippi

May 4, 2018Spencer Ives

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—ADS Security on May 1 announced its purchase of The Alarm Company, based in Jackson, Miss., a location that ADS will keep as its second branch in Mississippi and its 23rd branch overall.“Mississippi for awhile has been a target for expansion; it's just been a matter of waiting for the right opportunity,” John Cerasuolo, president and CEO of ADS Security, told Security Systems News. “We hope to use this as an opportunity to accelerate our growth throughout...

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Chamber installs security cameras to educate public

November 6, 2013SSN Staff

LOS GATOS, Calif.—Four surveillance cameras are now in place at the Los Gatos Chamber of Commerce. The chamber isn't trying to deter crime; it hopes to show residents and business owners the benefits of security and surveillanc systems. The Alarm Company installed the cameras Nov. 1, Los Gatos Patch reports. The system, which includes a DVR, is on constantly. “We have a monitor on our wall which can be seen at all times,” said Ronee Nassi, Los Gatos Chamber of Commerce executive...

DVR, Los Gatos Chamber of Commerce, The Alarm Company, video surveillance


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Time Warner going retail with IntelligentHome

June 19, 2013Tess Nacelewicz

NEW YORK—Time Warner Cable is joining the new trend of retailing home security by offering IntelligentHome, its home security/home management product, in its several hundred retail stores nationwide, according to Adam Mayer, VP of IntelligentHome.“We have retail stores where customers today can go to either subscribe to our other products—video, voice and data—[where] they can go with customer care issues, [and where] they can exchange equipment, so we certainly plan and we've...

Adam Mayer, American Fire & Security, AT&T, Comcast, home automation, IntelligentHome, Lowe's, SecureWatch 24, Security Options, The Alarm Company


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Security Options ahead of curve on retailing security

May 15, 2013Tess Nacelewicz

OKLAHOMA CITY—The president of Security Options feels validated by the fact that big companies such as Comcast, AT&T and Lowe's are now selling home security in a retail setting. That's because his 50-employee company has had a home security store for several years now.“Every time I see what they're doing, I think, 'I guess if they're making those decisions, we made a good decision.' Those guys usually do a good bit of marketing research and figure out what works and we're really pleased...

AT&T, Comcast, Digital Life, Home Depot, Office Depot, Ryan Harvey, Security Options, SSN, The Alarm Company, Verizon Wireless


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Comcast: 'We're not just a cable company anymore'

May 1, 2013Tess Nacelewicz

PHILADELPHIA—Comcast was a leaderamong telecoms and cablecos entering the security market, launching Xfinity Home in 2010. Now it's on the leading edge of a new trend of selling home security in retail stores—opening more than 40 Xfinity Customer Centers nationwide, with more on the way.“Comcast has really evolved in terms of we're not just a cable company anymore,” Cindy Parsons, VP of public relations for Comcast, told Security Systems News. “We're a new technology...

AT&T Digital Life, Comcast, Iris, Lowe's Xfinity Home, SSN, The Alarm Company


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AT&T launches Digital Life in 15 new markets

April 26, 2013Tess Nacelewicz

DALLAS—After successful trials of Digital Life last year here and in Atlanta, AT&T today launched the home security/home automation service in 15 additional major markets nationwide, ranging from San Francisco to Miami.AT&T, which is based here, has said it plans to reach up to 50 markets by the end of 2013. Kuriko Hasegawa of AT&T Corporate Communications told Security Systems News the company also intends “to build Digital Life out nationally in 2014.”In addition to being available...

AT&T, Digital Life, Kuriko Hasegawa, SecureWatch24, The Alarm Company, Verizon Wireless


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Comcast sold on retail security sales

April 24, 2013Tess Nacelewicz

I've been writing about a new trend in the industry: selling home security in a retail environment. And now communications giant Comcast is one of the latest to embrace retail, opening a new store in Albuquerque, N.M. designed to let customers experience its Xfinity Home automation/home security product firsthand. Philadelphia-based Comcast on April 20 held a grand opening of its new Xfinity Customer Center, the company said. It invited elected officials and community leaders to tour the facility,...

AT&T, Comcast, Digital Life, Iris, Lowe's, The Alarm Company, Xfinity Home


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Traditional security company goes retail

March 27, 2013Tess Nacelewicz

MADISON, Miss.—The Alarm Company, located in an isolated industrial park for years, moved in September to a strip mall on a busy road here. Going retail has attracted customers, generated lots of free publicity and is the wave of the future, according to company owner Tony Collums.“We just decided to come out of hiding and get where people could find us,” Collums, who also is president and director of operations of The Alarm Company, told Security Systems News. “That was my...

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Honeywell welcomes The Alarm Company as dealer

March 8, 2013SSN Staff

MELVILLE, N.Y.—Honeywell today welcomed The Alarm Company, based in Madison, Miss., to its First Alert Professional Dealer Program, according to a company statement. The Alarm Company, which serves central Mississippi, is a provider of security and low-voltage system solutions to residences in the region. “We take pride in our ability to provide a truly local service to our customers, but we also understand the importance of staying closely connected to the greater security industry,”...

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