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Former UCC executive Mark Matlock joins Pro-Vigil

As VP of Indirect Channel Revenue, he will drive growth of recent Lydia dealer partnership
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01/14/2019

SAN ANTONIO—Pro-Vigil, a global provider of video-based security solutions, announced the appointment of Mark Matlock to the position of vice president of Indirect Channel Revenue.

Pro-Vigil partners with Lydia Security Monitoring

UCC and COPS dealers can now work with the video monitoring company
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12/05/2018

SAN ANTONIO—Pro-Vigil, a video monitoring equipment provider based here, recently entered a partnership to work with customers of Lydia Security Monitoring—the parent company to COPS Monitoring and UCC—totaling 4,200 dealers.

Where is video monitoring now?

Representatives from four monitoring centers provide insight on the video monitoring market
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07/25/2018

YARMOUTH, Maine—Video monitoring, including proactive video monitoring, guard tours, video verification and even MIY among consumers, is on the rise, according to six wholesale monitoring professionals interviewed by Security Systems News.

How I Use My System: Teresa Gonzalez

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02/28/2018

Teresa Gonzalez became the president of United Central Control in 2008. Lydia Security Monitoring acquired UCC in January 2016 and Gonzalez continues to lead the brand. Gonzalez talked with Security Systems News in early December about her home security system and what she likes about it.

COPS announces new workshop series

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Wednesday, August 2, 2017

WILLIAMSTOWN, N.J.—COPS Monitoring, a brand under Lydia Security Monitoring, on July 27 announced its Grow Your Business roadshow, with seminars currently planned for Denver, Colo., Boca Raton, Fla., Salt Lake City and Williamstown, N.J., with more to be announced.

Lydia, UCC reflect on deal one year after acquisition

Positive environment following acquisition, plans for development into 2017
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01/16/2017

SAN ANTONIO—In January 2016, Lydia Security Monitoring acquired wholesale monitoring center UCC based here. One year after the acquisition, dust is settling and UCC is improving its operations while maintaining its core staff.

UCC hosts 13th annual 'extreme outdoors' dealer event

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11/09/2016

SAN ANTONIO—United Central Control on Oct. 26 announced its 13th Annual Extreme Outdoors Hunting Extravaganza reached nearly 200 attendees.

Jim McMullen wants to acquire more wholesale centrals

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Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Jim McMullen, president and COO of Lydia Security Monitoring, as well as president and COO of COPS Monitoring, is interested in purchasing more third-party central stations.

UCC acquired by COPS’ owner Lydia Security Monitoring

UCC will continue to operate separately, under its current brand
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01/27/2016

WILLIAMSTOWN, N.J.—Lydia Security Monitoring, the parent company of COPS Monitoring, both based here, announced today it has acquired wholesale central station United Central Control.

Lydia receives $75 million

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01/27/2016

WILLIAMSTOWN, N.J.—Lydia Security Monitoring, the parent company of COPS Monitoring, received a $75 million credit facility from Citizens Bank, the bank announced Jan. 25.