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AT&T launches digital home service in 15 markets

AT&T has launched its ‘Digital Life’ service in 15 US markets, combining home security, management and automation systems which can be controlled from mobile devices and PCs.

Based on 24/7 professional monitoring services operated by AT&T, Digital Life enables customers to turn their thermostats up or down, check security cameras, lock and unlock doors remotely, monitor their energy usage and more.

Customers can choose from two plans, the first of which is a basic home security package called ‘Simple Security’ costing US$ 150 for equipment and installation plus a monthly charge of US$ 30.

The higher-tier ‘Smart Security’ package includes enhanced security features and the option to add home automation, starting at US$ 250 for equipment plus installation plus US$ 40 per month.

Launch markets include: New York, San Francisco, Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami and Seattle. AT&T plans to introduce Digital Life in up to 50 markets by the end of this year.

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