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Protection One and BellSouth extend their joint venture

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01/01/2002

ATLANTA and TOPEKA, Kan.-The tag team of Protection One and BellSouth has extended its reach into three more Southeast markets.

View Systems expands to California

SSN Staff  - 
01/01/2002

ENGLEWOOD, Colo.-View Systems has opened a new sales and service office in Southern California and hired four new executives to help the company keep up with its recent growth in the wake of the Sept.

Fire alarms via Internet final piece to the puzzle

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01/01/2002

Even with just a small percentage of alarm signals being sent via the Internet, Lou Fiore, past president of the Central Station Alarm Association, is hailing the approval of a Tentative Interim Amendment by the Standards Council of the National Fire Protection Association, which clears the way for Underwriters Laboratories to list equipment that is used to transmit fire signals.

"This is one of the few times in history that an alarm regulatory (group) has been proactive.

SAFE and SAFE Financial move to new headquarters

SSN Staff  - 
01/01/2002

SAN RAMON, Calif.-SAFE and SAFE Financial have moved into a new 35,000 square-foot building here which is more than three times larger than the company's previous facility located here.

False alarm ordinance watch

SSN Staff  - 
01/01/2002

Pittsburgh County, Okla.
Sheriff Jerome "Snookie" Amaranto has asked the Pittsburgh County commissioners to consider allowing him to charge security companies for false alarms.

Tyco Ele. targets residential cabling market

SSN Staff  - 
01/01/2002

HARRISBURG, Pa.-Tyco Electronics has introduced a new residential cabling system that it plans to introduce to the residential multi-dwelling unit market, its first step to targeting the residential wiring market as a whole.

Monitoring takes Internet route

Internet alarm monitoring expected to ride wave of broadband growth
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01/01/2002

Internet alarm monitoring expected to ride wave of broadband growth

With an anticipated 5.6 mil-lion residential DSL subscribers in 2002 and a forecast for nearly four million broadband business lines in North America by 2004, it's little wonder the alarm monitoring industry has turned its attention to Internet usage.

EST training to begin in Chicago

SSN Staff  - 
01/01/2002

ARLINGTON, Va.-A private vocational and business school in Chicago will begin classes for the certification for Electronic Systems Technicians (EST) in the fall semester, announced the Consortium for Electronic Systems Technician Training.

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