|By PR Newswire||
|April 25, 2014 08:00 AM EDT||
DALLAS, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* today announced beginning Friday, April 25 it will expand Digital Life to cover Lebanon, New Hampshire. AT&T Digital Life ® makes customers' lives easier by simplifying the management of their home. Digital Life offers security, convenience and peace of mind, in a customizable and easy-to-use experience from smartphones, tablets or computer.
Starting Friday, April 25, customers can receive a live demo and purchase Digital Life in company owned retail stores or purchase online at att.com/digitallife. With these new additions, Digital Life will be available in 75 markets across the U.S.
With Digital Life, customers can use their existing home broadband provider, and any wireless phone service, and enjoy the security and convenience of a home management system with the flexibility to meet their unique needs.
- Actively Protected & In Control: The foundation of Digital Life is complete home security with 24/7 professional monitored security that allows you to know what is happening at home, or where an event has occurred. Through AT&T-owned and operated, U.S.-based monitoring centers, professionals will respond to emergencies and alert police and fire authorities.
- Seamlessly Connected: Digital Life is an all-digital, fully integrated, wireless home management system, giving customers flexibility to manage their home from their smartphone, tablet or computer. . The Digital Life App is available for iOS, as well as Android, BlackBerry and Windows Phones. To ensure customers' privacy is protected, Digital Life has a secure log in system each time the app is opened from any Internet-connected device.
- Amazingly Simple & Intuitive: A user-friendly application was designed to be as simple as possible, making it easier than ever to manage your home. The Digital Life application gives customers control over cameras, door locks, lights, thermostats, small appliances and more with the ability to set alerts or programs to manage your home. It's all integrated into one simple system.
- Personalized & Flexible: Digital Life provides total flexibility so you can personalize your home to adapt to everyday life – with custom notifications and scheduled tasks. You can add devices and services anytime, as your lifestyle needs grow and change.
"Digital Life is committed to offering our customers an easy and convenient way to secure their homes, protect their families and simplify their lives from virtually anywhere," said Patricia Jacobs, President, AT&T New England. "With the expansion in Lebanon, we're looking forward to making Digital Life available to more customers throughout the country."
Customers can choose from two base plans: Simple Security, which is the basic home security package; or Smart Security which includes enhanced security features and the option to add home automation. For a limited time, customers who sign up for AT&T Digital Life will pay $0 in upfront fees, as standard equipment and installation ($249.99) will be received at no cost.**
In addition to $0 upfront fees for Smart Security, Digital Life is now offering installment billing,*** making Digital Life services more accessible to consumers by spreading upfront equipment costs over three payments.
- Simple Security: Includes 24/7 professionally monitored home security, professional installation, remote access, a keypad, keychain remote, 3-pack of recessed contact sensors and an indoor siren for $29.99 a month plus $149.99 for equipment and installation before taxes or fees.
- Smart Security: Includes the benefits of Simple Security plus the following devices: motion sensor, smoke sensor and a 5-pack of surface contact sensors. Smart Security begins at $39.99 a month plus $249.99 for equipment and installation before taxes or fees.
Customers who select Smart Security can add these automation packages:
- Camera Package: View live video from inside and outside of the home for an additional $9.99 a month plus equipment and installation before taxes or fees.
- Energy Package: Control small appliances, lighting and thermostats for convenience and energy efficiency for an additional $4.99 a month plus equipment and installation before taxes or fees.
- Door Package: Lock or unlock the door remotely with automated door locks for an additional $4.99 a month plus equipment and installation before taxes or fees.
- Water Detection Package: Detect water leaks before damage occurs for an additional $4.99 a month plus equipment and installation before taxes or fees.
- Water Control Package: Detect water leaks and shut off water at the main water source for an additional $9.99 a month plus equipment and installation before taxes or fees.
Experience Digital Life
Digital Life offers a simple purchasing process with several options. Digital Life is sold and demonstrated in over 1,200 company owned retail stores and customers can also build a package and buy at att.com/digitallife, calling 855-288-2727 or scheduling an appointment with an in-home sales consultant.
To learn more about Digital Life availability, visit www.att.com/digitallife.
*AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.
** Offer ends 6/30/14. Tax due at sale. New 2-year AT&T Digital Life Smart Security agreement ($39.99/mo.) required, with credit approval. After 30 days early termination fee of up to $720 applies. Offer may not be combined with any other Digital Life promotion. See att.com/dldisclaimers for details, including additional offer requirements, fees and service restrictions.
***Installment billing is not available in FL, GA, IL, NV, NJ, and TN. Tax due at sale. Credit approval required. Minimum purchase of $49.99. Billing installments will occur over three (3) months and cannot exceed $800. See att.com/dldisclaimers for details, including additional offer requirements, fees and service restrictions.
Available in limited markets. 2–yr Digital Life Agreement w/ credit approval req'd. Residential customers in single family homes and townhomes/duplexes with no shared ceilings/floors only. Sufficient wireless signal strength, broadband Internet service, & 3–prong outlet at service address req'd. Digital Life equipment may be incompatible with some homes. Early Termination Fee: After 30 days after installation, early termination fee up to $720. Restocking Fee: After installation, up to $99. Other Monthly Charges: Taxes and other charges apply; surcharges and additional fees may apply. Prices, features and offers subject to change without notice. Installation work performed by licensed personnel where required by law. Digital Life customer agreement & policies avail at www.att.com/DLpolicies.
Digital Life license info avail at www.att.com/licenses; also AL 13-1596 &13-1599; CA ACO #7091; FL EF20001090; GA Sec. of State #11018719; IL 127.001502; MA 7067C; MN TS667356; NJ BL000010; NV 78422; NY 12000297692, licensed by the N.Y.S. Dept. of State; OR CCB 199880; PA HIC 078833; TN 1792; TX B17159; VA 11-7142; WV051204. AT&T Digital Life, 1025 LENOX PARK BLVD, ATLANTA, GA 30319, 1-855-288-2727.
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