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2019 CE Pro 100: Top Home-Tech Installation Firms Up RMR, Predict 13% Growth

The 20th annual CE Pro 100 list of the highest-revenue custom installation companies reports $2.02 billion in custom revenues, plus 13% growth predicted for 2019.

Jason Knott · May 01, 2019

How Companies Verify Their CE Pro 100 Data

The CE Pro 100 list is ranked by the volume of billed, not booked, business from custom installation systems that incorporate a number of possible subsystems.

Jason Knott · May 01, 2019

Napco’s New iSecure May be Fastest, Easiest Route to Security, Home Automation RMR

Introduced at ISC West 2019, Napco claims its iSecure series of dual-path alarm and smart-home systems are “the first complete cellular alarm systems under $99 net.”

Julie Jacobson · April 26, 2019

Don’t Be Dissuaded by Companies Offering ‘No Contract’ DIY Security Products

The recent trend of DIY security companies claiming to protect homes with no contracts isn’t always 100% accurate.

CE Pro Editors · April 17, 2019

DISH Enhances Custom Integration Program with RMR

DISH Custom Integrators are now eligible for a $20 monthly incentive for qualifying service activations.

Jocelin Damien · April 15, 2019

Integrator Solves High-Volume MDU Sales Dilemma with Digital Portal

Using a ‘Build-A’Bear’ model, Service Tech AV in Austin develops its own digital sales portal to enable a two-person sales team to handle hundreds of condo technology sales simultaneously.

Jason Knott · April 10, 2019

New Vivint Pro Program is ‘Dream’ RMR Opportunity for Home-Tech Channel

New Vivint Smart Home Authorized Pro program enables home-tech pros to earn RMR and product margins on alarm and home-automation systems and services, leaving all the heavy lifting to Vivint.

Julie Jacobson · April 09, 2019

Requiring a Service Contract… Will It Work?

Service Tech Audio Visual in Austin, Texas, shuns ‘indentured servant’ label with clients and sets policy that requires customers to sign a service contract.

Jason Knott · April 08, 2019

Apple TV+ and Apple Arcade Underscore the Need for Robust Home Networks and RMR

Streaming media consumes an enormous amount of bandwidth. As more users in the home stream video and gaming content integrators should be prioritizing enterprise-grade networks for their clients’ homes.

Robert Archer · April 01, 2019

Dish Enhances Custom Integration Program with RMR Bonuses

Dish’s Network Custom Integration program has been enhanced to include paying integrators a set monthly revenue-share fee.

Andrew Nichols · March 21, 2019