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Rogers Smart Home Monitoring Review

Rogers Smart Home Monitoring Review

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Rogers Smart Home Monitoring is a proud Canadian based company that was started by the legendary entrepreneur, Ted Rogers in 1960. He apparently turned this company into a converged media and communications powerhouse before he passed away in 2008. This however didn’t stop the company from branching off into the competitive home security market that it is in today. So….how much is Rogers Smart Home Monitoring, and is Rogers home monitoring good for anyone that uses it you wonder? The answers you seek are revealed bellow. Here’s the pro’s and cons associated with the company.

Rogers Smart Home Monitoring Pro’s

Rogers is a big company that has been in business for a very long time so you know that they are a reliable. However, being a bigger a company than most doesn’t automatically mean that they will always have the best product offering on the market. Some companies do and I can honestly say I kinda like what Rogers alarm monitoring has to offer.

This company used to have a weird pricing structure that evidently made their product offering extremely high. So after taking a look at their website I realized that they changed it into a bundle structure like every other alarm company does, and it made their services more appealing.

Rogers Smart Home Monitoring Cons

Even though the Rogers Smart Home Monitoring pricing structure has changed, it is not necessarily the most affordable service on the market today considering the fact that you can only bundle their services together if you already have internet and TV/Cable with them which will only end up costing you more in the end. In other words,  you have to be already paying for TV/Cable and internet with them, and then you can add an extra $39.99 for security on top of your TV and internet bill. This is extremely expensive.

If you’re like most people you’re trying to minimize on your TV/cable bill (assuming you even have cable because most people watch everything online these days). So if you want a security system with Rogers, you can’t even get it because they want you to buy their TV and internet services first….and then you can add the home security bundle on top. It’s ludicrous.

In addition to that, the company also requires you to sign a 2 year contract with them for their security services, while companies like Frontpoint Security give you option to sign up for only 1 year if you like.

Rogers also insists on charging you $99 for sending their techs over to your home to install the system for you. As you may already know…there are so many horror stories about how some of these techs tend to wreck havoc on everyone’s home. Maybe you’ll be one of the luck people who don’t encounter this problem but I can assure you it’s a big issue that many people tend to have with alarm companies who send techs over to install alarm systems. DIY security companies like Frontpoint don’t have that problem because they send you easy to install equipment that you can set up for yourself within minutes.

CONCLUSION

Rogers Home Monitoring packages can only be a suitable solution for people that already have internet and cable with them if they are willing to spend even more money per month than they have to. I would suggest going with a more reputable company in the home security market and getting your internet and/or TV services separately. Take a look at this comparison chart between Rogers and Frontpoint and see why its probably a better choice to go with Frontpoint for your security needs instead of Rogers.


Features

COMPARE PACKAGES

Monthly Monitoring Fee

  • Professional Installation / Activation Fee

Contract Length

Equipment Price

  • Remote Access
  • Instant Alerts
  • 3 Door/Window Sensors
  • Motion Sensor
  • Smart Light Bulb

Rogers Smart Home Monitoring


Protect

$39.99 + TV & Internet (Additinal $100+)

$99

2 Years

None

Frontpoint


Protection Plan

$34.99

$99

1-3 Years (optinal)

$99