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SSN Staff  - 
11/01/2003

DFT’s central earns UL certification

FREDONIA, N.Y.

Seattle puts licensing, fees on hold

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11/01/2003

SEATTLE - Facing budget shortfalls next year, Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels proposed a license fee for alarm monitoring companies as a means of bringing in additional revenue. Last month, the city council sent the proposal back to committee to allow for more public comment on the issue.

ADT customers wrongly billed for fees

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11/01/2003

BOCA RATON, Fla. - Some ADT customers in Lee County were incorrectly billed for false alarm fees in September, according to a report by WBBH-TV in Fort Myers.

Revenues rise, attrition falls for Monitronics

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11/01/2003

DALLAS - Less than a week after completing a $500 million refinancing deal, Monitronics International reported revenue increases for both its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2003, which ended on June 30.

Total revenues for 2003 increased by 14 percent to $126 million.

ADT to close Bradenton, Fla., monitoring center

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11/01/2003

BRADENTON, Fla. - ADT Security Services will close its monitoring center here on or around Nov.

Briefs

SSN Staff  - 
10/01/2003

Network Multifamily first to Five Diamonds

IRVING, Texas - Network Multi-family’s central station recently became the first to earn the “Five Diamond 100 percent Operator Certified Central Station” designation from the Central Station Alarm Association. The designation is given to those central stations who have 100 percent of their operators certified by the CSAA Central Station Operator Level 1 online course or in conjunction with the SIA/APCO “Train the Trainer” course.

AAA looks to acquisition for growth

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10/01/2003

WINNEPEG, Manitoba - Fresh off the completion of its acquisition of Alarm All Inc. for $1.

Firm getting ‘more traditional’ about security

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10/01/2003

AUSTIN, Texas - Technology and monitoring service provider Security Broadband is in talks with several security industry players about distributing its products and services through the security channel, rather than relying heavily on its cable partners.

Between bankruptcy and consolidation in the cable industry, some of Security Broadband’s partners in the cable industry have not fared well in recent months.

Revenues, losses up for Integrated

SSN Staff  - 
10/01/2003

ALBANY, N.Y.

Miami Alarm co. owner convicted of tax evasion

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10/01/2003

MIAMI - William Oertwig Jr., a 28-year veteran of the Miami-Dade Police Department and owner of Intercontinental Electronic Security Systems, an installation and monitoring company, was convicted in late August on tax evasion charges.

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