Amazon Ring Partners With Rapid Response For $10 Monitoring

By: Brian Rhodes, Published on Jul 10, 2018

Amazon's Ring alarm system is using Rapid Response for monitoring, IPVM has confirmed in our testing.

Amazon is arguably the most feared new entrant into the alarm monitoring market ever. With their huge size scale, with an $800 billion valuation, and hyper-aggressive expansion tactics, Amazon has disrupted various industries. Now, with $10 monthly monitoring, 1/3rd less than Simplisafe, and using Rapid Response, how much could Amazon hurt the traditional industry?

Inside this note, we examine the impact of Amazon / Ring using Rapid Response.

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