To observe a mandate requiring that all new emergency phones with network capabilities comply with voice over IP (VoIP) standards, the town of Oyster Bay (N.Y.) upgraded its analog emergency phones with a more reliable solution.
May 28, 2012
NextAlarm Monitoring Services, a full service alarm monitoring company, has broadened its value-added reseller program to allow dealers to expand their brand recognition.
Ashley Willis · November 08, 2011
State Systems Inc., a fire protection, low voltage and cabling company, recently acquired Communications Technology Group Inc. (CTG), a communications systems and low-voltage services firm
July 19, 2011
With the new millennium and the introduction of VoIP, phone signals have to deal with compression and latency issues that can cause life-safety critical alarm signals to not reach their intended monitoring location in a usable format ...
October 12, 2010
As the FCC signals the end of plain old telephone service (POTS), alarm industry insiders say they aren’t worried...
April 20, 2010
SSI Staff · January 31, 2010
In a letter presented to the Electronic Security Association (ESA), Comcast has made aware the limitations of its new HomePoint telephone service, which combines a wireless router and the company's VoIP service.
December 13, 2009
After recently surveying its members, the Electronic Security Association (ESA) has found several commonalities in the problems dealers experience with ...
October 06, 2009
Growing consumer demand to access and control as much as possible through their mobile devices is creating new recurring revenue for security installation and monitoring companies. Increasingly, manufacturers are offering devices and software to make these services more widespread.
September 30, 2009
The brutal winter storms in late January that caused death and chaos from the Southern Plains to the Northeast also left scores of residents and businesses without ...
February 28, 2009