Amazon Ring Launches $10 Monthly Professional Alarm Monitoring

Author: IPVM Team, Published on Jun 15, 2018

Amazon's Ring has announced an alarm system with 24/7 professional alarm monitoring for $10 per month, a fraction of the $30+ per month traditional alarm monitoring providers charge.

Is this the beginning of the end for the security industry's most lucrative business segment? Is hard hit ADT in even worse shape now? In this note, we examine the impact of this pricing, its sustainability and the risks.

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