AT&T expands home security/automation to more markets

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Monday, March 25, 2013

DALLAS—Digital Life, AT&T’s home security and automation platform, will be available in 15 markets this spring, seven more than the company originally announced in January, according to a company statement. AT&T plans to reach up to 50 markets by the end of 2013.

“We’ve been building AT&T Digital Life with the intent to establish a strong position in an industry ripe with potential to connect customers to their homes in a game-changing, wireless-centric experience,” said Kevin Petersen, senior vice president, AT&T Digital Life, in the statement. “We did extensive research, listened to our customers and worked hard to build a solution with an unmatched set of assets.”

AT&T Digital Life is billed as a “complete security solution,” featuring home monitoring supported by round-the-clock monitoring centers. Home automation capabilities include light, door lock and thermostat controls. The platform also allows customers to choose from features such as window sensors, glass break detectors and carbon monoxide sensors.