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Cox focuses on home security

US cableco Cox Commmunications has introduced a new Home Security service for its customers in Virginia, offering a range of capabilities including intruder and home safety monitoring, remote access to the system, email/text alerts and more.

Trials of the service started in Arizona in 2011 and arrived in four additional markets in 2012. This marks one of the first such offerings from a US cableco – AT&T recently revealed plans to launch a similar offering, while Verizon has been operating one for a while.

Cox Home Security monitors a home for intrusions and other threats like fire, gas and flood, and can be controlled away from the home via a secure website or smartphone app. It also features secure video monitoring and the control of some home functions like lighting and temperature.

“Customers trust Cox each day to connect them to the things they care about,” said Gary McCollum, Senior Vice President and General Manager. “For most people, home and family are at the top of that list. Cox Home Security is a natural extension of the communications services we deliver.”

Packages start at US$ 29.99 per month for a professionally monitored security service plus a US$ 99 installation fee, with equipment for  a basic system being included in that price.

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