Uplink and 2GIG Announce Agreement for Remote Security Services for GoControl
Offering provides new options and value to 2GIG alarm dealers
ATLANTA and LEHI, Utah, April 10, 2013
ATLANTA and LEHI, Utah, April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Uplink Security LLC
("Uplink") and 2GIG Technologies announced today an agreement for Uplink to
offer cellular and interactive remote services for 2GIG alarm systems. Under
the agreement, 2GIG will be offering cellular communicators with Uplink SIMs
and firmware in their GoControl alarm system. This will enable alarm dealers
to sell systems featuring Uplink's nationwide cellular communications as well
as Uplink Remote services consisting of event notifications to end-users,
viewing of live or recorded video, and smart-phone control of the alarm
system, thermostats, lighting, locks and other home control features.
"We are pleased to work with Uplink to provide quality choices to our dealers.
Uplink's extensive and reliable communications network, proven industry
track-record, and superior customer support capabilities give us access to a
wider range of market opportunities," said Lance Dean, Co-Founder of 2GIG
This partnership will further advance Uplink's positioning as a single-source
provider with a broad array of security products and services, which already
includes a full range of 4G residential communicators, UL-listed commercial
burglary and fire communicators; Uplink Remote interactive services; two-way
voice over cellular and broadband/WiFi; and GPS vehicle tracking services,
supported by Numerex (NASDAQ: NMRX) network services www.numerex.com.
"Our collaboration with 2GIG is a natural development for Uplink," says
Michael Marett, Divisional President of Uplink. "They are a partner of choice
not only because they offer one of the most popular security panels in the
industry, but, in addition, they continue to stay ahead of competition by
providing innovative products with appealing user-friendly features and
functionalities. Alarm dealers that have been seeking a quality option for
cellular, broadband and remote services now have access to an unrivaled
offering backed by market leaders."
Uplink has been providing cellular alarm communications since 1996. The
company's products deliver a unique combination of reliable technology and
superior value that has made Uplink a trusted source for alarm communicators.
As an industry leading provider with unparalleled easy-to-use web-based
service activations and account management, Uplink offers on-call, live dealer
assistance and extended hours technical support in conjunction with their
online dealer support platform. With hundreds of thousands of installed
communicators throughout the United States and Canada, Uplink delivers on its
promise as the security dealer's trusted partner. For more information about
Uplink, please go to www.uplink.com
About Linear LLC
For over 50 years, Linear LLC has been an innovator in the security market.
Linear's legacy includes the early application of passive infrared detection
and radio frequency (RF) transmission, technologies that revolutionized the
wireless security and access control industries.Today, Linear delivers
class-leading wired and wireless products into a variety of markets serving
the access control, security and home technology needs of its customers.
Linear continues to expand its product and engineering prowess, leveraging the
knowledge gained from strategic acquisitions and custom product development
which will help lead the company into the next 50 years.To learn more, visit
Linear LLC is a subsidiary of Nortek, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTK), a global,
diversified company whose many market-leading brands deliver broad
capabilities and a wide array of innovative, technology-driven products and
solutions for lifestyle improvement at home and at work. Please visit
www.nortekinc.com for more information. For more about 2GIG products please
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Contact: Carrie Crabill, Trevelino/Keller Communications Group, 404-214-0722
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