NORTH AURORA, Ill. - As part of a deal to lease space on top of a village water tower here to house its radio transmission system for alarms, Aurora Tri-State Protection will provide a number of benefits to the village.
DENVER - HomePort Holdings has signed an agreement with Chicago-based Security Associates International under which SAI will provide home security products and monitoring services to HomePort customers, which will be installed by SAI installers.
HomePort provides homeowners with financing for primary home services by tapping into their home equity.
FORT WORTH, Texas - Last month, City Councilors here approved a plan that restricts police response to private security alarms to homes and business that hold valid city permits.
The plan is a departure from the cityÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s verified response policy that met with sharp criticism from residents and alarm companies, who turned out in droves for a council meeting where the issue was scheduled to be voted on.
ST. LOUIS - With a dealer network and a new video monitoring and archiving service in place, Hackett Security, a 26-year-old alarm monitoring company based here, is hoping to offer its services to dealers on a nationwide basis.
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.
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.