ADT and Google Partner To Create Leading Smart Home Security Offering
- Google’s award-winning
Nesthardware combined with ADT’s trusted security, professional installation and monitoring service to create a fully integrated set of devices, software and services for the secure smart home
- Google to invest
$450 millionto acquire 6.6% ownership in ADT, cementing mutual, long-term commitment to partnership
- Each company to commit
$150 millionfor co-marketing, product development, technology and employee training
- Partnership will provide customers with integrated smart home technology to be offered in both DIY and professionally installed security offerings
The partnership will integrate Google’s hardware and services and ADT’s DIY and professionally installed smart home security solutions to innovate the residential and small business security industry. The future ADT + Google helpful home security solution is expected to advance smart home offerings and attract new consumers seeking premium technology, end-to-end smart home service and trusted security.
“We are thrilled to partner with Google to provide the smart home market with a strong, differentiated product and service offering that integrates the best technology, hardware and smart home security expertise from our two brands,” said
“We’re excited to partner with ADT to further our mission of building helpful devices for the home,” said
The partnership pairs ADT’s more than 20,000 professionals together with Google’s suite of helpful home hardware, manufacturing technology and vertical technology stack.
ADT + Google will offer customers an advanced, integrated helpful home security solution. The partnership is underpinned by a long-term commitment from both companies to making safe, secure, private and differentiated products accessible to new and existing customers.
The simplified yet innovative ADT + Google security solution will sit at the center of the new, helpful home, and advances in machine learning will transform the smart home security customer experience.
ADT expects to offer certain Google devices to its customers beginning this year and to expand the integration in 2021. The complete ADT + Google helpful home security solution will utilize a secure platform for a seamless experience that prioritizes privacy and interoperability for greater customer peace of mind and choice.
Google will make a
Each company will commit an additional
ADT management will discuss the partnership and other related matters during a conference call and webcast beginning at
- By dialing 1-877-407-3982 (domestic) or 1-201-493-6780 (international) and requesting the ADT Google Conference Call
- Live webcast accessed through ADT’s website at investor.adt.com
An audio replay of the conference call will be available from approximately
Follow the ADT + Google story at www.adt.com/google.
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