AvantGuard's Industry Glossary

Digital Cellular Communicator

An electronic device that delivers a cellular connection between a security system and the central monitoring station. Cellular communicators have built-in SIM cards and leverage pre-existing wireless networks. It sends alarm signals from the security system to the central monitoring station without the need for a POTS line. Because of its lack of wires, a cellular communicator is much more secure than a traditional wires that can be cut.