3.9.23 – CE Pro
ADT offers 9-piece and 13-piece professionally installed smart home solutions with Google Nest devices to Costco members.
Costco members can now order a professionally installed smart home security system from ADT, the No. 1 company in the CE Pro 100, at Costco.com. There are two ADT package choices: a nine-device option or an 13-piece option.
The nine-piece system includes an outdoor Nest Cam, Nest Mini Smart Speaker, ADT Command panel, four door/window contacts and two motion sensors. surveillance camera, voice control, multiple motion sectors. The 13-piece solution adds one more Outdoor Nest Cam surveillance camera, two more door/window contacts, and a Nest Doorbell.
Both offerings require installation by an ADT technician and they come with a two-year monitoring agreement at $49.99 per month, which is a discount for Costco members of $10 per month. The deal also includes a 40% to 50% discount on the hardware.
Once the system is purchased, an ADT security professional will call the customer to schedule a day and time to deliver, then install and set up the new system.
According to Sean Logan, Head of Retail Development for ADT, says in an online post the partnership with Costco makes it easier for consumers to order a professionally installed solution.
“Some people want the ability to order a smart home security system online, but they may not want to install that system themselves. So this offer is the best of both worlds: They can get a smart home security package with the professional installation expertise that ADT is known for,” he says.
Logan says that after just a few weeks of sales, the offering is already off to a great start.
“Customers love having a curated and easy way to order smart home security and have white-glove delivery and set up, usually within a few days. They are seeing the value in our Costco partnership. It will be exciting to see how we ramp up over the next few months,” he adds.
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Jason Knott is Chief Content Officer for Emerald’s Connected Brands. Jason has covered low-voltage electronics as an editor since 1990, serving as editor and publisher of Security Sales & Integration. He joined CE Pro in 2000 and serves as Editor-in-Chief of that brand. He served as chairman of the Security Industry Association’s Education Committee from 2000-2004 and sat on the board of that association from 1998-2002. He is also a former board member of the Alarm Industry Research and Educational Foundation. He has been a member of the CEDIA Business Working Group since 2010. Jason graduated from the University of Southern California.
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