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Protect America vs SimpliSafe

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Protect America


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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.
$14.99 Standard Alarm Monitoring
$24.99 Interactive Alarm Monitoring includes SMS/Email Alerts 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.SimpliSafe Home Security app allows you to arm/disarm remotely and monitor sensor status. Requires Interactive monitoring subscription plan and SimpliSafe2 system.
Home AutomationSupports Z-Wave Door Locks, Lights, and Thermostats 
3 year contract
No Contract
Control Panel
GE Simon XT
Customer ServiceMonday to Friday 8am to 9pm Central. Saturday to Sunday 9am to 7pm Central. 24/7 Monitoring9am to 6pm Eastern, 7 days a week. 24/7 Monitoring.
Door Lock
Door Sensor
Glass Break Sensor
Do It Yourself
Do It Yourself
Motion Sensor
Security CameraIndoor use only camera. Up to 2 streams 
Touch Screen
Simon XT Touch Screen
Water Flood Monitoring
Window Sensor
Yard Sign

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Pros & ConsPros:
  • Plans start at $19.99/month
  • Free equipment with contract
  • Easy installation
  • 3-year contract
  • No long-term commitment
  • Low monthly fee
  • Easy installation
  • Limited technology
  • Equipment cost
Bottom LineBest home security system for the money... Read full reviewGood basic home security for the money... 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.

    SimpliSafe: Pricing information including fees, features and contract length were obtained on August 4, 2016 from published websites and are believed to be accurate, but not guaranteed.

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