How will alarm systems work on a different type of network?
Fiber broadband networks that include emergency power-failure systems on all equipment, such as battery backup or automatic generators, provide reliability that equals or exceeds that provided by the current copper-wire telephone system. Many alarm monitoring companies now offering Internet-based alarm monitoring for both fire and security, as approved by the 2013 version of the National Fire Protection Association National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code. This may require a change in alarm equipment at the residence.
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