Bentonville Fire Department

The Bentonville City Council approved a city ordinance (linked below) that allows them to charge for permitting fire alarm systems.  We believe this to be in direct conflict with our licensing law which states: 17-40-106: Exclusive regulation — Authority of political...

Consumer Alert: Smoke Alarm Recall

Kidde has recalled almost 500,000 dual-sensor smoke detectors in the U.S. and Canada because a manufacturing malfunction can compromise the devices’ ability to detect smoke. Specifically, a yellow cap that was left on during manufacturing can cover one of the...

Notice from Honeywell

January, 2018 To Our Valued Customers and Friends: For over three quarters of a century, Honeywell has provided you with innovative, high quality and cost-effective security products and services. I would like to personally thank you, and everyone in your company, for...

3G CDMA Update

You may have read that Verizon will no longer support 3G CDMA devices beyond Dec. 31, 2019. They have an update that they want you to know about. Read it...

Comcast Internet Outage

Yesterday, folks across the country reported that Comcast internet was down — an unusually large outage that lasted around 90 minutes. It turns out that the problem was caused by Level 3, an enterprise ISP that provides the backbone for other internet providers...

AT&T Leaving the Alarm Biz?

Early to the home security market among ISPs, AT&T may now be looking to exit the business. A report by Reuters states that AT&T is exploring a sale of its Digital Life division as part of an effort to reduce debt following the presumed closure of the...

Sprint ends land-line service

Sprint Corp. ended its landline voice service for business customers on Friday, the end of a century-long legacy, the carrier announced in a customer advisory. Sprint’s (NYSE: S) predecessor, the Brown Telephone Co., started its first long-distance circuit in 1900....