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Remote access allows system to be controlled away from home via a secure online site or smartphone app

Cox Launches Home Security in Virginia

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CHESAPEAKE, Va. -- Adding to its comprehensive portfolio of communications services including high speed Internet, cable TV and phone, Cox Communications announced the launch of Home Security to customers in Virginia. Cox started piloting the new product in Arizona in 2011 and launched in four additional markets in 2012. Cox Home Security provides advanced features not found in most traditional alarm systems with time-saving, cost-saving, and worry-saving features to help customers manage their family's safety. The reliable, 24/7 secure monitoring systems feature:

  • Intrusion and home safety monitoring (includes fire, gas and flood)
  • Remote access so the system can be controlled away from home via a secure online site or Smartphone app
  • Email/Text alerts to notify customers of occurrences at the home
  • Safety sensors to detect hazardous conditions such as carbon monoxide and smoke
  • Secure video monitoring available via smart phone or a web browser
  • Control of home functions such as lighting and temperature Demonstrations of the service are available in the Cox Solutions Stores in Hampton Roads, enhancing the high-tech, high-touch service experience in its retail environment. Cox Communications Inc.
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