Press Release

Uplink and 2GIG Announce Agreement for Remote Security Services for GoControl

Remote security and home automation service to provide new options and value to 2GIG alarm dealers

CE Pro Editors · April 10, 2013

ATLANTA and LEHI, Utah,—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 Technologies.

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

“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.”

About Uplink

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

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 for more information. For more about 2GIG products please visit

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