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Security Dealers Need More Options to Compete Smarter and Faster

In 2000, only half the U.S. population was accessing info through the internet; today, estimates are 95% to 98% of the 131.2 million U.S. households do.

Parks Associates recently reported that one in 10 U.S. internet households already own a DIY security system. What’s more, although 2023 residential system adoption is steady at 31%, and while larger companies have seen gains or remained unchanged, “the smaller players, including local traditional players, are seeing their share of the market dwindle.”

From the article, "Security Dealers Need More Options to Compete Smarter and Faster" in Security Sales & Integration

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