2022 Cellular Network Sunsets and Your Monitoring Account

Share This Page

Cellular network changes are being made in the next year that will affect some monitoring accounts utilizing a cellular dialer. Older network technology is sunsetting in 2022. This affects alarm panels using a cellar dialer on the following networks:

AT&T 3G Network – Discontinued as of February 22, 2022

Verizon 3G CDMA Network – Discontinued as of December 31, 2022

After these dates, these networks will be unavailable and any alarm panels utilizing them will not be able to communicate with the central station, thus not alerting you to any emergency situations or trouble signals with your alarm system. This change affects both fire alarm and intrusion panels using the AT&T 3G or Verizon 3G CMDA networks, regardless of the company providing the monitoring service.

To keep an open line of communication between your system and the monitoring station, any panels using these older networks must have an upgraded dialer installed. IPS has a variety of options to bring your system up to current networks standards. If you need more information or want to explore your options, please do not hesitate to contact us.

More information on the planned network sunsets can be found at the below links.

AT&T 3G Sunset                     Verizon 3G CDMA Sunset

Recent Posts

Fire Pump Test

Your One Stop Shop for All Things Fire and Security

IPS is dedicated to creating peace of mind wherever you live, work, and play through customized, innovative life safety and security solutions. We provide safe …

Read More →

IPS Core Ideology

IPS recently put pen to paper surrounding our thoughts on our Core Ideology. These are pretty much the same things we’ve been doing the past …

Read More →
Carbon Monoxide Detector

The Importance of Carbon Monoxide Detectors

Late in 2017, the State of Ohio updated its building codes. With those updates, the requirements for carbon monoxide detectors in overnight occupancies (hotels, senior …

Read More →
Woman Using Access Control System

Holidays Hectic? Access Control from IPS Can Help!

The holidays are a hectic time. If you’re having trouble keeping up with the comings and goings at your building each day, you aren’t alone. …

Read More →
EEN on Tablet

How Cloud Video Can Overcome Traditional VMS Challenges

There are several challenges that come with traditional video surveillance management. A newer technology to the market, cloud video services from IPS and our product …

Read More →
Emergency Response Plan

September is National Preparedness Month

Every year, the month of September is designated as National Preparedness Month. As a facility leader, there are a variety of emergencies and disasters to …

Read More →