Top 10 reasons why Self Monitoring of alarms does NOT work!

Self monitoring is not a new thing.  In fact the idea comes around and goes away periodically always for the same reasons. People think they can receive their own alarm signals in their iPhone to save a few dollars per month. But it does not work.

Even if iPhones now make it easier, the pitfalls are always the same: lack of availability and dedication of the person who is monitoring.

Here’s a collection of reason to explain to your customers why they need to connect to a CMS Central Monitoring Station instead of taking chances on their iphones.

.A Central Monitoring Station is never in a meeting not able to take the call.

.A Central Monitoring Station is not driving. And you should really keep your eyes on the road.

.A Central Monitoring Station is never in a low coverage spot or in a tunnel.

.A Central Monitoring Station arms are never full of shopping bags.

.A Central Monitoring Station does no put it’s receivers on silent mode at night

.A Central Monitoring Station checks its equipment periodically.

.The Central Monitoring Station child never takes its phone to play Angry birds

.A Central Monitoring Station batteries are never empty.

.A Central Monitoring Station always hears the ring because an Alarm Receiver is never in the pocket of a winter coat

.A Central Monitoring Station never set the phone to silent during a movie.

Send us your reasons. We will update the post with the best reasons!

Too busy to answer the call. Alarm goes unnoticed.

Too busy to answer the call. Alarm goes unnoticed.

Self Monitoring did not work because he was too busy to take the call.

Self Monitoring did not work because he was too busy to take the call.

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