SimpliSafe has three equipment packages, the cheapest of which includes a SimpliSafe base station, keypad, entry sensor, and motion sensor. Xfinity has three equipment packages and each includes a touchscreen monitor.
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|Monthly monitoring starting price||$14.99/mo.||$39.95/mo.|
|Minimum contract length||No contract||No contract|
|Trial Period||60 days||30-day warranty|
|Installation||DIY & Professional||Professional|
|Guarantees and Refunds||None||30-Day Money-Back Guarantee|
Frequently Asked Questions About SimpliSafe and Xfinity
What kind of equipment packages do SimpliSafe and Xfinity offer?
What kind of monitoring plans do SimpliSafe and Xfinity offer?
SimpliSafe offers 24/7 professional monitoring from its six monitoring centers starting at $14.99 per month. Xfinity provides home monitoring starting at $29.95 and going up to $39.95 after the first year, but only in areas it services.
Do either SimpliSafe or Xfinity offer the ability to self-monitor your own security system, or is professional monitoring required?
SimpliSafe doesn’t require you use its professional monitoring service, while Xfinity requires signing up for a monthly home monitoring plan.
Are either SimpliSafe or Xfinity a good choice for renters?
Both offer wireless equipment easy for renters to have installed. With all the home automation features Xfinity offers, however, it may be best suited for homeowners.