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VOXCOM's growth steady since IPO

Acquired 1,100 Toronto accounts in July, 800 more in August
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09/01/2006

EDMONTON, Alberta--VOXCOM Income Fund, a major player in the Canadian residential security market, completed the purchase of an unnamed Toronto-based alarm company on July 24.
And on August 8, the company added another 800 accounts, purchased from an unnamed Alberta-based alarm company.

Makrowest acquires Knight

Dallas company will retain name
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09/01/2006

DALLAS--Makrowest LLC, a holding company, made its first acquisition this past spring with Dallas-based Knight Security, founded in 1983. Terms of the deal were not released, but the new combined company will adopt the Knight name while retaining the form of a limited liability company.

Sonitrol sales guru will stay

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09/01/2006

CHANTILLY, Va.--Bill McNabney may have sold his Sonitrol dealership to the corporate group, but he's not leaving the company.

Pumpelly in new role with Pro One

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SSN Staff  - 
09/01/2006

LAWRENCE, Kan.--Protection One on Aug.

Brink's opens new Calif. office in Inland Empire

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08/01/2006

IRVING, Texas--To find affordable housing outside of Los Angeles, people are moving farther east into the Inland Empire. To answer the subsequent demand for security services, Brink's Home Security has opened a second Inland Empire office in Riverside.

Pro One division, GE debut wireless alarm system

Ginsburg touts Multifamily 360's non-reliance on phone service. Says product will give subsidiary, Network Multifamily, competitive advantage
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08/01/2006

IRVING, Texas--Residential security giant Protection One expects a new product designed for its customers who live in apartment buildings to provide a workaround for a persnickety barrier in this niche market--the reliance of traditional alarm systems on traditional phone service, which apartment residents are using less and less.
In June, Protection One announced an exclusive agreement between its wholly owned subsidiary, Network Multifamily Security Corporation, and GE Security, where GE will provide its wireless security network and property management software to Network.

Security systems popular in fancy homes

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SSN Staff  - 
08/01/2006

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.--Security systems took top billing as the most popular amenity found in million-dollar homes, according to a survey conducted by Coldwell Banker Previews International, the luxury arm of the real estate brokerage firm, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reported.

Security Partners joins SFA

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08/01/2006

LANCASTER, Pa.--Security Partners has a new partner, Security First AlarmGroup.

GE likes Multi Dwelling Unit market

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08/01/2006

BRADENTON, Fla.--An exclusive arrangement like the one announced in June between GE Security and Protection One is a bit unusual for GE, said Jim Paulson, general manager of the intrusion group for GE Security.

Chicago judges secure homes

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SSN Staff  - 
08/01/2006

CHICAGO--Of the $12 million appropriated by Congress last year to provide home security systems for federal judges, 10 percent of the funds came to Chicago, the Chicago Tribune reported.
The funds were appropriated after U.

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