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AT&T's Petersen explains Digital Life 'seamless hub' strategy

February 18, 2015Amy Canfield

ATLANTA—AT&T's plan to become a central, seamless hub that integrates a variety of systems into its Digital Life platform is becoming a reality, according to Kevin Petersen, SVP, AT&T Digital Life.Petersen, who heads up AT&T's home security and automation business, told Security Systems News that AT&T has always planned for Digital Life to be an open-standards, managed platform. What's new is the telecom's partnerships with Lutron Electronics, Samsung, Qualcomm Life and LG Electronics. With...

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AT&T to buy DIRECTV for $48.5b

May 19, 2014Tess Nacelewicz

DALLAS, Texas and EL SEGUNDO, Calif.—AT&T plans to buy satellite television provider DIRECTV for $48.5 billion, the companies announced this week. The deal will allow AT&T to expand its broadband network to more than 70 million customer locations, the companies said.Both companies have home security/home automation offerings—AT&T has Digital Life and DIRECTV bought LifeShield Security last year. And according to Tom Kerber, director of research, home control and energy for Parks Associates,...

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AT&T Digital Life expands to 75 markets in its first year

April 24, 2014Tess Nacelewicz

DALLAS—After launching one year ago, in April 2013, AT&T's new home security/home automation service, Digital Life, has expanded across the nation to a total of 75 markets, the company recently announced.“We're very pleased with the first year in terms of establishing a nationwide footprint, the operation, the sales and the customer experiences,” AT&T Digital Life President Kevin Petersen told Security Systems News.He also said the company plans to keep on growing Digital Life....

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AT&T's Digital Life starts 2014 with market expansion

February 19, 2014Tess Nacelewicz

It hasn't been a year yet since AT&T in April 2013 launched Digital Life, its home security/home automation product, but the telecom has lost no time in making the professionally monitored, professionally installed service available. As of this Friday, Digital Life will be available in a total of 63 markets around the nation. The company will launch in four new markets that day: Albany, N.Y.; Dayton, Ohio; Grand Rapids, Mich.; and Wichita, Kan., according to an AT&T news release. As of Feb. 21, customers...

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AT&T expands home security/automation to more markets

March 25, 2013SSN Staff

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,...

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AT&T to launch Digital Life in eight markets in March

January 9, 2013Tess Nacelewicz

DALLAS—After entering the security space last summer with trials here and in Atlanta of its home security/home automation service called Digital Life, AT&T announced this week it will launch its offering in eight markets in March and have it available nationwide by the end of 2013.Kevin Petersen, senior VP, AT&T Digital Life, told Security Systems News that this city, where AT&T is based, will be one of the markets for the March release and another will be Atlanta. The other six markets are...

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AT&T 'bullish' on security

May 16, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

DALLAS—AT&T isn't just entering the security space with trials here and in Atlanta this summer of its home security/home automation service. The telecom also believes it will be able to transform that space through such innovations as letting customers try out its new Digital Life product in its more than 2,000 retail stores around the country, an AT&T executive told Security Systems News.In addition, AT&T is “seriously exploring” adding door-knocking to its range of selling techniques,...

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