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March 15, 2010

Massillon Cable TV Signs with the Comporium Security Dealer Program

By Jai C.S., TMCnet Contributor

Massillon Cable TV, a locally owned and operated communications company providing video, data and voice services has signed an agreement with communications company Comporium to join the Comporium Security Dealer Program.
The announcement was made at the National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC) Winter Educational Conference & Technology Showcase.
The Comporium Security Dealer Program is designed to deliver security and monitoring products, services, and advertising through a unique support structure for security dealers in the communications industry.
“We are always on the lookout for complementary services for our customers,” Bob Gessner, president at Massillon Cable TV said. “In the near future, security monitoring will grow to encompass a variety of futuristic services that we want to deliver to our customers.”
Massillon has been serving nearly 47,000 customers in central Ohio. By signing up for Comporium's Security Dealer Program, Massillon Cable believes that its customers will benefit from the latest technology available and also expand its services beyond the triple play of VoIP, video and broadband.
“We welcome Massillon Cable TV to our Dealer Program,” Dan Lehman, general manager of the Comporium Security Dealer Program said. “Our partnership with uControl provides the software platform that enables broadband service providers like Massillon Cable to not only provide state-of-the-art security systems and service but also to deliver advanced features like energy management, video monitoring and much more, all from the same platform.”
Home Security is claimed as the entry point into the Digital Home. uControl has been specializing in creating open, and technology agnostic Home Security, Monitoring and Automation (SMA (News - Alert)) platform.
Through the Comporium’s Security Dealer Program, partners are allowed to offer the uControl Next-Generation Security Platform.

Jai C.S. is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of Jai's articles, please visit his columnist page.

Edited by Marisa Torrieri