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New IASG board members up for vote

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SSN Staff  - 
09/01/2006

ALBANY, N.Y.

Industry urges member-rep contact

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SSN Staff  - 
09/01/2006

VIENNA, Va.-- The Central Station Alarm Association still urges the industry to contact senators this month to support the Senate Communications Consumer's Choice, especially the VoIP Equipment instructions provision, and Broadband Deployment Act of 2006.

Industry sounds off on AMPS

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09/01/2006

As February 2008 gets closer and the industry waits to see if the FCC will extend the Analog Mobile Phone Service sunset, some industry members have stopped using AMPS-based products, others express concern that there are not enough available Global System for Mobile Communication (GSM) products, which provide multi-path communication options to make the conversion, and some struggle to find ways to explain to customers the reason for the switch out.
With these many unknowns, the dealer and installer community and manufacturers that offer AMP solutions are acting quickly to find ways to work with one another to find a solution.

SIS adds training facility

Automation software provider responds to client needs during move
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09/01/2006

ORLANDO, Fla.--Later this month, Security Information Systems, a software automation provider to wholesale, proprietary and government central stations will move into a larger location here that will house a new training facility for customers.

UCC watches over Advantage accounts, thanks to video monitoring

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09/01/2006

SAN ANTONIO--Having made the move to a brand-new facility earlier this year, United Central Control, now in 14,000-square-foot digs, added video monitoring as a service to its account base in July, after purchasing those accounts from Advantage Security Integration of Houston.
Advantage has more than 500 accounts currently monitored by UCC, a wholesale monitoring facility, but "they were doing video monitoring themselves," said Mark Matlock, UCC's vice president of sales and marketing.

Guardian of Mich. picks up accounts, expands reach

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09/01/2006

SOUTHFIELD, Mich.--In late June, Guardian Alarm Company of Michigan, Inc.

Diebolds expands reach in Mexico with purchase

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08/01/2006

NORTH CANTON, Ohio--As part of a strategic plan to expand into new markets internationally, Central de Alarmas Adler, a subsidiary of Diebold and full-service alarm company, increased Diebold's reach in Mexico with the purchase of Cerberus Pyrotronics Servicios, a division of Siemens and full-service alarm company, this June. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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