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Protect America vs ADT

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Benefits and Features

Home SecurityPlans start from $19.99/month to $54.99/month. All plans include free equipment, no installation fees, and 24/7 monitoring.
$54.99 Cellular Monitoring Plan includes cellular connection, smartphone control, automated door locks, and lighting control.
Plans start from $28.99/month to $55.99/month. All plans include 24/7 monitoring for burglary.
$55.99 ADT Pulse Video Plan includes remote secure video and smartphone control.
Mobile AppSMART Connect app allows you to arm and disarm your security system remotely, monitor sensor activity, view live video, and control locks and lights. App is available on App Store and Google Play.ADT Pulse app allows you to activate alarm, check sensors, watch live video feeds, control lights and appliances, adjust thermostats and view history of home activities. Available on App Store and Google Play.
Home AutomationSupports Z-Wave Door Locks, Lights, and ThermostatsADT Pulse allows you to arm/disarm your house, control your lights and thermostats, and watch live video remotely.
3 year contract
3 year contract
Control Panel
GE Simon XT
ADT Pulse touchscreen control panel allows you to know alarm status, arm/disarm your alarm, control lights, check weather, and view live video from security cameras. Also allows you to quickly send an immediate alarm (medical, fire, or police).
Customer ServiceMonday to Friday 8am to 9pm Central. Saturday to Sunday 9am to 7pm Central. 24/7 Monitoring24/7 customer support and monitoring.
Door Lock
ADT Pulse door locks allow you to remotely lock/unlock your door from any internet-connected device.
Door Sensor
Wired and wireless door sensors. Wireless door sensors can be installed yourself with no drilling or hardwiring necessary.
Glass Break Sensor
Detects if a pane of glass is shattered
Do It Yourself
Professional installation available.
Motion Sensor
Outdoor Camera 
Security CameraIndoor use only camera. Up to 2 streams
Touch Screen
Simon XT Touch Screen
Water Flood Monitoring
Window Sensor
Yard Sign
ADT-branded yard sign

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Pros & ConsPros:
  • Plans start at $19.99/month
  • Free equipment with contract
  • Easy installation
  • 3-year contract
  • Brand recognition
  • Professional installation
  • Long-term commitment
Bottom LineBest home security system for the money... Read full reviewGood home security system for long-term homeowners... Read full review
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    Protect America: Pricing information including fees, features and contract length were obtained on January 13, 2016 from published websites and are believed to be accurate, but not guaranteed.

    ADT: Pricing information including fees, features and contract length were obtained on January 8, 2016 from published websites and are believed to be accurate, but not guaranteed.

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