Doyle Security Systems acquires security division of DFT Communications

May 10, 2024
DFT’s 2,100 security accounts will now be monitored by Doyle Security’s emergency response center.

ROCHESTER, NY - Doyle Security Systems, Inc., the 23rd largest security provider in the nation, has announced the acquisition of the security division of DFT Communications (Dunkirk & Fredonia Telephone Company), a family-owned company founded in Fredonia, NY in the 1890s. DFT’s 2,100 security accounts (55% of which are commercial, 45% residential) will now be monitored by Doyle Security’s emergency response center, while service and installationwork will continue to be provided by DFT Security employees who will be joining the Doyle team.

Along with the acquired accounts, Doyle Security will be retaining DFT Security’s Fredonia, NY office and seven employees. Fredonia will become the tenth Doyle branch, joining Buffalo, Olean, Syracuse, Watertown, Albany, Fishkill and Catskill, NY, Erie, PA and the corporate headquarters in Rochester, NY. 

Speaking about the merger, Doyle Security President and Chief Executive Officer Jack Doyle said, “DFT has earned an incredible reputation in the security and life safety industry, and we couldn't be prouder to be merging with their security division. Our mutual passion for customer service and our alignment on values really makes this an excellent fit for us.”

DFT Communications shares many common traits with Doyle Security including being a family-owned company for more than 100 years. DFT will retain their internet and phone services, staff and accounts.