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ADT reports increases in RMR, subscribers in Q4

February 26, 2021SSN Staff

BOCA RATON, Fla.—ADT reported results for the fourth quarter and full year 2020, highlighted by U.S. Recurring Monthly Revenue (RMR) additions up 15 percent, as well as continued growth for its net subscribers for both Q4 and full year. “ADT once again delivered strong financial and operating results during the fourth quarter. We maintained our record low revenue payback, while growing our RMR additions by double digits and increasing our net subscribers,” ADT’s President...

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ADT partners with home insurance group Hippo

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ADT partners with home insurance group Hippo

February 19, 2021SSN Staff

BOCA RATON, Fla.—ADT announced a partnership with the home insurance group Hippo, which works with homeowners across 32 states, to offer ADT’s professional monitoring and installation services to new Hippo customers and extends Hippo’s smart home insurance discounts to ADT customers  The alignment of the two companies’ services — ADT’s connected protection system with professional smart home monitoring and Hippo’s digitally native home insurance policies...

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ADT reaches 1 million customers on its smart home platform

February 16, 2021SSN Staff

BOCA RATON, Fla.—ADT announced that its smart home security platform, ADT Command & Control, surpassed 1 million installations this month, a milestone that was achieved less than two years after Command & Control’s nationwide introduction in 2019 as the successor to ADT Pulse smart home security system. More than 3 million ADT customers now enjoy the convenience and peace of mind provided by an ADT interactive smart home security system. ADT Command integrates security with...

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Resideo launches ProSeries A7 Security Panel

February 12, 2021SSN Staff

AUSTIN, Texas—Resideo's new ProSeries A7 Security Panel is the latest addition to the ProSeries Platform and serves as a central hub for security and life safety. This 7-inch, cost-effective, all-in-one security panel features a color-capacitive touchscreen and designed for professional installation in both residential and light commercial applications.  Built with ProSeries platform modularity, the ProSeries A7 offers a wireless controller, communicator, microphone, speaker and...

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ADT acquires assets from and partners with Ackerman Security

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ADT acquires assets from and partners with Ackerman Security

February 10, 2021SSN Staff

BOCA RATON, Fla. and ATLANTA—ADT announced that it has acquired assets from Atlanta-based Ackerman Security Systems, which will join the ADT Authorized Dealer Program and will sell and install ADT smart home security services to its new customers. Ackerman Security joins more than 200 independently owned and operated ADT Authorized Dealers and expands ADT’s reach in Georgia, Virginia and Maryland. “As we are preparing to roll out our next generation of...

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Peter Lowenstein joins Alarm Lock as new VP of Sales

February 8, 2021SSN Staff

AMITYVILLE, N.Y.—Alarm Lock Systems, a division of NAPCO Security Technologies, Inc., is pleased to introduce Peter Lowenstein as the new Alarm Lock Vice President of Sales. Lowenstein comes to Alarm Lock with a proven track record of driving sales and growing revenue in all facets of locking, including distribution and other top manufacturers in security and access control.  Peter will be responsible for energizing and driving sales in the Alarm Lock Division, overseeing the Alarm...

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Alula launches portal to quickly train technicians for 3G/CDMA Sunset

February 5, 2021SSN Staff

ST. PAUL, Minn.—Alula, a provider of smart security and automation systems for professional installers, announced the launch of its Alula Pro Training Portal, an on-demand, self-paced online platform that allows professional security dealers to quickly train new technicians on all aspects of the Alula platform. “With the demands of the impending 3G Sunset front and center, Alula knew we needed to provide professional dealers with an efficient and highly-effective way to train their...

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Ring teaming up with homebuilders Lennar Communities

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Ring teaming up with homebuilders Lennar Communities

February 5, 2021SSN Staff

SEATTLE—Ring announced that it is teaming up with Lennar, one of the nation’s leading homebuilders, to change the homebuying experience by including some of the most desirable connected home features as a standard. In Lennar Communities Connected by Ring, all homes have been designed with pre-installed smart home devices, which can be monitored and controlled anytime from anywhere via the Ring App, to help make homeowners’ lives easier from the day they move in. “At...

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My Alarm Center promotes Anastasia Bottos to president and COO

February 3, 2021SSN Staff

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa.—My Alarm Center (MAC) announced the promotion of Anastasia Bottos to the role of President & COO, and will continue her reporting relationship to company CEO Amy Kothari, out of the Philadelphia-area-based corporate headquarters. Bottos currently serves as COO and Chief Strategy Officer, where she oversees, and will continue to oversee, all operations, strategy, legal licensing/compliance and M&A activity. During her nearly 16 years, MAC has grown from being a small acquirer...

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Barnes Associates, Inc. names Joe Thompson senior VP

January 29, 2021SSN Staff

ST. LOUIS—Barnes Associates, Inc., a consulting and advisory firm specializing in the security alarm industry, announced that Joe Thompson has joined the company as senior vice president (SVP). Thompson previously served as SVP and portfolio manager for Pacific Western Bank’s activities in the security alarm industry, a position he also held with CapitalSource when it was acquired by  Pacific Western Bank.  Prior to that he was the chief credit officer of SLP Capital (fka...

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