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Intercity debuts bill-pay website

SSN Staff  - 
02/01/2002

SOUTH YARMOUTH, Mass.-Intercity Alarms, based here, has revamped its website and added an online payment feature so its customers can pay monthly monitoring bills online.

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.

Newspoll Results

SSN Staff  - 
01/01/2002

We sent a newspoll to our Security Systems News Newswire subscribers asking them what they think about Tyco's plan to purchase DSC. Here's the question we asked, how people responded and comments some of you made.

Strategis Group predicts growth in home networks

SSN Staff  - 
01/01/2002

WASHINGTON-The Strategis Group, a global telecommunications research and consulting firm, predicts that 2.3 million U.

Western to cut staff

SSN Staff  - 
01/01/2002

TOPEKA, Kan.-Protection One parent Western Resources said in December it expected to reduce its work force by 214 people by year end and that the company will incur a fourth-quarter charge of about $25 million related to the cuts.

NEACC show to relocate, expand

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01/01/2002

MARLBORO, Mass.-One of the largest state-run security shows is capitalizing on the recent decision by another major industry event to hold the show outside the Northeast.

SIA to recognize systems integrator members

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01/01/2002

WASHINGTON-The Security Industry Association has developed a new membership category that will serve the needs of systems integrators, association officials said.

The new membership category will allow systems integrators to join SIA as a systems integrator as opposed to joining the trade association in the service provider or associate member category.

Greyfox courts security dealers

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01/01/2002

PITTSBURGH-A home networking equipment manufacturer that's been a behind-the-scenes provider for the last six years is now tapping security dealers as a new sales channel for its structured wiring product.

Greyfox Systems, based here, has begun to court security dealers who are looking to get into structured wiring.

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Poll

SSN News Poll July 2017

Research firms, such as ABI Research and IHS Markit, have recently examined the smart home market, how it is changing and what its future might look like. Parks Associates is currently gearing up for its annual conference on smart home technology. What are you seeing in the smart home market?