Amazon dominates market after market. Quitely, but increasingly, they are doing so in residential security, through a combination of significant discounts and local government contributions.
IPVM's investigation found more than two dozen subsidy programs costing Ring and taxpayers at least $1.5 million. Moreover, we found these programs were accelerating.
However, Amazon is not simply throwing money away. They are strategically seeding the market to strengthen network efforts providing them a unique competitive advantage, on the backs of taxpayer funds.