ADT and Cox Homelife are security system providers that professionally install equipment for their customers. Both companies provide home automation devices, including smart locks and smart lights. While Cox’s no-contract service allows customers the choice between 24/7 monitoring or self-monitoring, ADT has more industry experience and offers a 6-Month Money Back Guarantee. See what these two providers offer to keep your home safe and secure.
Our Pick: ADT vs. Cox Homelife
Monitoring costs starts at
|36 months||No contract|
|6 months||30 days|
Installation (DIY or Pro)
|$500 Theft Protection Guarantee||30-Day Money-Back Guarantee|
Frequently Asked Questions about ADT and Cox
ADT’s traditional package starts at $99 with a monthly subscription cost of $35.99 while its video package is $57.99 per month with an extra fee of between $129 and $229.
Cox Homelife offers only one professional monitoring plan to its customers. The Smart Home Automation & Monitored Security package starts at $54.99 per month.
ADT’s professional monitoring is available with all packages. However, with the ADT Video package, you can keep tabs on your home with live video surveillance and remote capabilities.
Cox’s basic package offers the ability to self-monitor while 24/7 monitoring is available with its most expensive security package.
Both ADT and Cox’s security systems are installed by professional installers. However, Cox’s no-contract service may make it a better choice for renters than ADT’s 36-month minimum contract.