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How Your Life Safety Devices are Impacted by Landline Technology Phaseout

2022-05-20T19:26:24+00:00By Jennifer Burks|

In our space, there’s been a lot of chatter about FCC Order 10-72a1 and how it is impacting copper/analog/plain old telephone service (POTS) phone lines. With this comes deteriorating service and significantly higher phone line costs. Learn your best options for addressing this with your emergency phones.

Property Safety for Deaf & Hard of Hearing Tenants

2022-05-10T16:17:04+00:00By Dawn Pelikan|

Although, of course, those with hearing loss or deafness can continue to live independent and productive lives, there are unique needs and accommodations associated with them, and it is in your best interest as a property manager to keep their safety in mind. Here are some considerations to make when helping to protect your deaf/hard-of-hearing tenants.

Elevator Communications and Data Connection Requirements: Properly Evaluating Security Risk, Reliability and Encumbrances

2022-05-20T19:02:49+00:00By Jennifer Burks|

There’s a lot to consider when thinking about the new elevator emergency communication code requirements. Deciding to use your own network creates a long checklist and more work for you. Granting a third party vendor access to your network is an option but has risks. Here are a few things to consider when making your decision.

The Downfalls of Using a Deactivated Cell Phone for Your Emergency Pool Phone

2022-03-01T17:26:31+00:00By Ashley Stanton Patrick|

We have found as an emergency pool phone provider that there are multifamily communities unaware that their current pool phone service is actually using a deactivated cell phone. Depending on the authority having jurisdiction (AHJ), this often does not pass inspection for several reasons. This puts both property managers and their tenants at risk. Learn why.