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Monitoring Matters

Comcast brings home automation to more customers

January 17, 2018Spencer Ives

Updated 1.24.18 PHILADELPHIA—Comcast recently announced that it will expand its smart home capabilities to the company's Xfinity platforms, including xFi, Xfinity Home, Xfinity Mobile and X1—its TV and voice remote. This will make home automation available to more than 15 million Xfinity customers at no additional cost, according to the company's announcement. "Our latest announcement reaffirms our commitment to offer our customers an easy to use platform that can help them make their...

Comcast, Neal Foster, XFINITY


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Residential

Security Options ahead of curve on retailing security

May 15, 2013Tess Nacelewicz

OKLAHOMA CITY—The president of Security Options feels validated by the fact that big companies such as Comcast, AT&T and Lowe's are now selling home security in a retail setting. That's because his 50-employee company has had a home security store for several years now.“Every time I see what they're doing, I think, 'I guess if they're making those decisions, we made a good decision.' Those guys usually do a good bit of marketing research and figure out what works and we're really pleased...

AT&T, Comcast, Digital Life, Home Depot, Office Depot, Ryan Harvey, Security Options, SSN, The Alarm Company, Verizon Wireless


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Suppliers

iControl gets $50m

June 23, 2011Martha Entwistle

PALO ALTO, Calif.—IControl co-CEOs Jim Johnson and Paul Dawes said they were originally looking for a $30 million investment, but there was so much interest that they got $50 million. They even turned away some investors whose interests didn't align with iControl's strategy, they said. “There was more interest in investing than we anticipated,” Dawes told SSN on June 20. The success of the round is due to the successful roll out of ADT's Pulse product, the recent iControl/Comcast...

Charles River Ventures, Cisco, Comcast, Comcast Ventures, iControl, Intel Capital, Jim Johnson, John Doerr, OpenHome, Paul Dawes


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Suppliers

Comcast sells home security/home automation with iControl

June 16, 2011Martha Entwistle

PALO ALTO, Calif.—It's official: Comcast is selling home security and home automation services powered by iControl software in seven of its 18 markets across the country. The announcement was made by iControl, which is based here, on June 9. In the works for several years, this is the first national broadband provider partnership that iControl has officially announced. The software provider also has a major partnership with traditional home security company ADT, which introduced its interactive...

ADT, Comcast, iControl, Jim Johnson, Mitch Bowling, XFINITY, Zigbee


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