WASHINGTON--Voice over Internet Protocol phone service companies will be required to provide enhanced 911 emergency call capabilities beginning next month, as a result of a measure passed by the Federal Communications Commission in the spring.
The FCC passed the item to align customer expectations of newer phone services, such as VoIP, with that of traditional phone services.
ARLINGTON, Mass.--American Alarm and Communications changed its tune in May from Folsom Prison Blues to Fun, Fun, Fun when the company relocated its corporate headquarters from an old police building to a former car dealership.
CAMBRIDGE, England--Fen Technology, in conjunction with Securecom Technologies, developed a panic alarm system that provides location information when activated. The unit is comprised of a wearable pendant with Bluetooth technology and either a Bluetooth-enabled GSM mobile phone or satellite phone.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.--Security Networks reeled in wholesale central station Marlin Central Monitoring in April, enabling the full-service installation firm to better control its own accounts and branch into third-party monitoring.