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How Alarm Companies Can Defend Themselves From Door Knocking Competitors

Alarm companies need to be on the lookout for the door knocking competition. Some are from legitimate competitors, while others might be unlicensed and doing whatever it takes to poach your subscribers.


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Alarm companies need to be on the lookout for the door knocking competition. Some are from legitimate competitors, while others might be unlicensed and doing whatever it takes to poach your subscribers. Ken Kirschenbaum · June 10, 2016

Suffolk County residents and business will have to dial a 10-digit number beginning June 18, which means lots of alarm panels need to be reprogrammed. Rodney Bosch · June 02, 2016

Rather than use an escalating fine system, Calgary police are using a new bylaw to combat the false alarm problem. The bylaw requires more of a vetted processing of alarm triggers. Stephen Sellner · April 27, 2016

When and how should indemnity contracts be applied in the alarm industry? Ken Kirschenbaum · April 22, 2016

Among the important announcements DMP made at its annual Owners’ Forum gathering was the introduction of OnDemand Monitoring and The Company Store. The launch of these offerings was among highlights of the manufacturer’s daylong event at the Wynn Resort the day before the ISC West. Scott Goldfine · April 05, 2016

There might not be two words that are more controversial in the alarm industry. The perception is one that could put a dark cloud over any company for being unethical or even evil. What is the phrase? Door knocking. Mark Matlock · March 28, 2016

Relying on POTS lines can be a risky endeavor for security dealers and the end users they're entrusted to protect. It can affect alarm communications to the monitoring center. Peter Giacalone · March 24, 2016

The global perimeter intrusion prevention systems market is projected to reach $20.4 billion by 2019 at a CAGR of 8.54%. The report also broke down into three segments: access control systems, surveillance systems and alarms and notifications systems. SSI Staff · March 23, 2016

Universal Power Group announces the unveiling of two new piezo sirens which the company says will replace the standard 15-Watt and 30-Watt 12VDC sirens. SSI Staff · March 16, 2016

Police in Miami are investigating a shooting that occurred outside of a woman's home when she responded to her home alarm going off. A teenage male was leaving the house at the time, then a confrontation occurred that resulted in the teenager being shot and later dying at the hospital, according to police. Stephen Sellner · March 14, 2016




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