OnTech Smart Services Partners With Google and Amazon To Compete With Integrators

By Joey Walter, Published on Sep 25, 2020

A pain point for many homeowners to use consumer security and surveillance is installing and maintaining it. Google (Nest) and Amazon (Ring) have partnered with DISH Network's OnTech Smart Services to attempt to solve that.

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We spoke to OnTech and examine the offering in this note including comparing how this might impact integrators, most notably the recent Google / ADT partnership and Amazon 'Pro' Installs.

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*******, ****** *** * disclaimer ** *** *** webpage ********** ****** ************ installers *** *** ***** employees ** "******" ** Google:

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****** **** **** ***** technicians ** *** ******* training ******** **** ****** nor ** **** **** regular ******* **** *** company, ******* **** **** their *** ******* *** support ********* ****** ** do **** ****** ****.

Details **** ******

**** ***** **** ** OnTech ******** *** ********* their ********, ***** *****, and **** ** **** employees:

**** ** *** ************ between **** *** ******?

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  • ******* **** *********** *** asked ** ****** ****** technicians ** ******* ***** home *******, ***** ** their ************ *** ***********
  • ****** *********** *** ***** installing *** **** ** a ***** *****

**** ** *** ***** schedule *** ** ****** technician? ********** ********** ******** versus ********?

  • ********** ******** *** ************** user ******** **** ** 50% ** ************
  • *** ************* *** ***** home ******** **** ** the ***** **% ** appointments

**** ** *** ***** between ********* ******* ****** products / ********** **** OnTech? **** *** *** most ******* ****** *** products?

  • **** ********* **** ******* have ***** ***** **** products *** *** ******* for ************ ** ***********
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**** ** *** ******** for ************* ***** **** products *.*. ****** ****?

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Comments (1)

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