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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, The Alarm Company, Verizon Wireless, XFINITY

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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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AT&T reports loss of cellphone subscribers

April 25, 2013SSN Staff

NEW YORK—AT&T revenue fell short of Wall Street's first quarter expectations, losing ground in the cellphone market to Verizon Wireless and sending its shares down about two percent, according to a report from Reuters. AT&T's net revenue of $31.36 billion for the quarter fell short of the $31.74 billion that analysts had, on average, anticipated. This was in part due to AT&T's mobile subscriber growth falling short of expectations, along with that growth being fueled primarily by tablet device...

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Lowe's selling Iris in Verizon Wireless stores

March 6, 2013Tess Nacelewicz

MOOREVILLE, N.C.—In a new partnership, home improvement retailer Lowe's has recently started offering Iris, its new home automation/home security product, in Verizon Wireless stores in 10 Eastern and Southern states.Lowe's also plans by the end of the year to dramatically expand the number of its own stores that sell Iris—from 500 stores currently to all of its approximately 1,700 retail stores nationwide, according to Kevin Meagher, Lowe's VP of Smart Home.Lowe's, which is based here,...

David Samberg, Iris, Kevin Meagher, Lowe's, Verizon Wireless

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