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Lou Fiore named chairman of SISC

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11/12/2012

VIENNA, Va.—Alarm Industry Communications Committee Chairman Lou Fiore was named chairman of the Security Industry Standards Council (SISC).

AT&T’s 2G shutdown in Oakland false alarm for industry

Frequency blackout didn’t affect alarm companies, CAA says
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09/05/2012

OAKLAND, Calif.—AT&T’s move to partially disable its 2G service here at the end of August got the attention of California Alarm Association members, but the frequency blackout did not affect operations in the field, according to CAA Executive Director Jerry Lenander.

How will new robocalling rules affect your business?

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Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Calling all alarm companies …

Are you robocalling into the void in an attempt to land new business, or to sell new products and services to existing customers? There are new rules that will soon affect you.

AICC seeks nationwide license to help multi-state monitors

Bill targets overlapping training, testing and background checks
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03/14/2012

VIENNA, Va.—Citing the “administrative burdens” of multi-state licensing for monitoring companies, the Alarm Industry Communications Committee is planning to introduce a bill to streamline the process across the United States.

NG 911 passes despite alarm industry concerns

Language in bill unchanged, but AICC says work with NENA will protect central stations
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02/29/2012

VIENNA, Va.—A provision to establish Next Generation 911 became law Feb. 22 as part of the payroll tax bill, including language the alarm industry feared might allow unverified PERS calls to stream into PSAPs. But agreements have been reached that will prevent the measure from having a negative impact on central stations, according to the Alarm Industry Communications Committee.

POTS sunset on the horizon?

FCC issues public notice seeking ways to phase out 'relics of a by-gone era'
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01/07/2010

WASHINGTON--Plain-old telephone service--the mainspring of traditional burg and fire alarm signal transmission--could be coming to a mandatory end. The Federal Communications Commission on Dec.