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General News

Where are you in the 2G Sunset?

July 13, 2016Spencer Ives

YARMOUTH, Maine—Respondents to Security Systems News' latest poll on the 2G sunset show highly varied experiences: half said that areas lost 2G service before expected, 65 percent still have accounts to change over, and 25 percent said they can relax—there's plenty of time before the sunset.The 2G sunset is the projected date—Dec. 31, 2016—when 2G communications will no longer be serviced from current towers, forcing alarm dealers to seek alternate communication paths.“If...

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Monitoring

World Wide competes with DIY cameras

August 19, 2015Spencer Ives

GARDEN CITY, N.Y.—World Wide Security, a full service security company based here, sees video monitoring as an avenue for growth, and plans to offer its own low-cost, self-installed cameras.“We have partnered up with a manufacturer to get an IP camera that you can just plug into the wall—it connects to Wi-Fi or can be hardwired—it has an SD card slot … and it is preconfigured to communicate back to [our] central station,” World Wide Security's director of technology,...

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Monitoring

World Wide Security changing the PSAP data model for mPERS

May 7, 2014Leif Kothe

GARDEN CITY, N.Y.—Since the inception of mobile PERS, central stations have faced the problem of getting the devices to cheaply and reliably identify the appropriate public safety answering point during an emergency situation.World Wide Security, a full-service security company here, has developed a service for mPERS that seeks to address these challenges while creating a new RMR stream for central stations. The company's PERS division, Life Button 24, recently introduced an mPERS service that...

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Commercial

World Wide Security/GC Alarm offers remote monitoring

September 5, 2013SSN Staff

GARDEN CITY, N.Y.—Managed Services, a new division of World Wide Security/GC Alarm, is aimed at serving the needs of commercial and residential complexes in the tri-state region.Building owners and managers can use Managed Services to reduce operating costs by using a combination of automated technology and live personnel, the company said in a Sept. 5 news release.“These services are designed to assist doorman and building managers during the day and off hours to make sure certain tasks...

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Commercial

World Wide Security acquires CCTV Security

July 31, 2013Martha Entwistle

GARDEN CITY, N.Y.—World Wide Security, a full service security company based here, announced July 30 that it has acquired CCTV Security, a systems integrator based in Long Island City, N.Y.The deal, which closed in mid-July, brings 1,000 clients and 10 new employees. In business for 40 years, CCTV Security has a book of “blue chip clients [including] The Ritz, Hilton hotels, schools, consulates … and realty management companies,” Kenneth Mara, president and CEO of World Wide Security,...

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Monitoring

World Wide Security plans six acquisitions, dealer program

January 4, 2012Rich Miller

GARDEN CITY, N.Y.—World Wide Security Group, an integrated services company based here, is using a $3 million extension of its revolving line of credit to fund six acquisitions and a new dealer program for its central station, the company announced in late December.Part of the initial $5 million credit line from CapitalSource Bank was used to acquire Rainbow Home Systems in November 2010, which has “worked out well,” according to Mark Simson, CFO for World Wide. That led the company...

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General News

World Wide Security/GC Alarm appointments Jody Stahl as GM of Telestat Security

December 22, 2010SSN Staff

GARDEN CITY, N.Y.—World Wide Security Group on Dec. 15 announced the appointment of Jody Stahl to general manager of Telestat Security, a full-service installer of security and life safety products and a division of World Wide focusing on the five towns area of Long Island. “I am very happy to have Jody Stahl running this very important division of the company,” Ken Mara, President, World Wide Security Group stated in a release. Stahl has been with the company serving as business...

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