AT&T Digital Life, New Home Security And Automation Service Launches Friday In San Antonio

AT&T Digital Life, New Home Security And Automation Service Launches Friday In
                                 San Antonio

AT&T Digital Life Gives Consumers Control to Secure and Manage their Homes
from Virtually Anywhere.

PR Newswire

SAN ANTONIO, June 27, 2013

SAN ANTONIO, June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* today announced it will
launch Digital Life in San Antonio along with four other markets: Boston,
Cleveland, Detroit, and Portland. AT&T Digital Life^SM makes customers' lives
easier by simplifying the management of their home. Digital Life offers
security, convenience and peace of mind, in a customizable and easy-to-use
experience from smartphones, tablets or PCs.


Beginning today, customers in these five new markets can receive a live demo
and purchase AT&T Digital Life in company owned retail stores. Including the
new markets launching on Friday, AT&T's Digital Life will be available in 27
markets, with plans to introduce the service in up to 50 markets by the end of

With Digital Life, customers can use their existing home broadband provider,
and any wireless phone service, and enjoy the security and convenience of a
home management system with the flexibility to meet their unique needs.

  oActively Protected & In Control: The foundation of Digital Life is
    complete home security with 24/7 professional monitoring that allows you
    to know what is happening at home, or where an event has occurred. Through
    AT&T-owned and operated, U.S.-based monitoring centers, professionals will
    respond to emergencies and alert police and fire authorities.
  oSeamlessly Connected: Digital Life is an all-digital, fully integrated,
    wireless home management system, giving customers flexibility to manage
    their home from their smartphone, tablet or PC. Our takeover module lets
    you easily extend your existing security system and investment. The
    Digital Life application is available on most web browsers. Apps are
    available for iOS, Android smartphones and Windows Phones. To ensure
    customers' privacy is protected, Digital Life has a secure log in system
    each time the app is opened from any Internet-connected device.
  oAmazingly Simple & Intuitive: A user-friendly application was designed to
    be as simple as possible, making it easier than ever to manage your home.
    The Digital Life application gives customers control over cameras, door
    locks, lights, thermostats, small appliances and more by setting alerts or
    programs to manage your home. It's all integrated into one simple system.
  oPersonalized & Flexible: Digital Life provides total flexibility so you
    can personalize your home to adapt to everyday life – with custom
    notifications and scheduled tasks. Add devices and solutions anytime, as
    your needs grow, or your lifestyle changes.

"Digital Life is committed to offering our customers an easy and convenient
way to secure their homes, protect their families and simplify their lives
from virtually anywhere," said Dahna Hull, AT&T vice president general
manager, South Texas. "With the launch of these five new markets, we're
looking forward to making Digital Life available to more customers throughout
the country."

Digital Life recently achieved the "CSAA Five Diamond Certification,"
testifyingthat 100% of Digital Life central station operatorshave achieved
proficiency and certification by passing the CSAA Central Station On-Line
Operator Training Course. These courses cover virtually all phases of central
station communications with customers, law enforcement, fire and emergency
services communications centers. This area of communications is an important
link between the residential or business properties and the law enforcement,
fire and emergency services in local areas. 

"Texas innovators are leading the charge on bringing consumers the
cutting-edge technologies they need and want, and AT&T's launch of Digital
Life in San Antonio is no exception," said Rep. Joe Farias, District 118.
"Wireless and IP-based technologies like this one are giving consumers more
choices and services to meet their technology and communication needs while
fueling a revolution that can drive our economy forward and create more

In addition,the Digital Life team has invested significant time and resources
to achieve 100% quality operator training. Across the industry, there are
approximately 2,700 companies or central stations in the United States, which
communicate and interact with law enforcement and fire and emergency services
agencies. Of this group, fewer than one hundred fifty central stations have
achieved the "CSAAFive Diamond Certified" status.

Customers can choose from two base plans: Simple Security, which is our basic
home security package; or Smart Security which includes enhanced security
features and the option to add home automation.

  oSimple Security: Includes 24/7 home monitoring, 24-hour battery backup, a
    wireless keypad, keychain remote, recessed sensors and an indoor siren for
    $29.99 a month plus $149.99 for equipment and installation.
  oSmart Security: Includes the benefits of Simple Security plus a choice of
    three of the following features: motion sensor, carbon monoxide sensor,
    glass break sensor, smoke sensor or takeover kit. Smart Security begins at
    $39.99 a month plus $249.99 for equipment and installation.

Customers who select Smart Security can add these automation packages:

  oCamera Package: View live video from inside and outside of the home for an
    additional $9.99 a month plus equipment and installation.
  oEnergy Package: Control appliances, lighting and thermostats for
    convenience and energy efficiency for an additional $4.99 a month plus
    equipment and installation.
  oDoor Package: Allow a pet sitter or repairman into your home remotely with
    automated door locks, or check to see whether your garage door is open or
    closed for an additional $4.99 a month plus equipment and installation.
  oWater Detection Package: Detect water leaks before damage occurs for an
    additional $4.99 a month plus equipment and installation.
  oWater Control Package: Detect leaks and shut off water at the main water
    source for an additional $9.99 a month plus equipment and installation.

Experience Digital Life
Digital Life offers a simple purchasing process with several options. Digital
Life will be sold and demonstrated in over 700 company owned retail stores in
27 markets. You can also learn and buy at, call
855-288-2727 or schedule an appointment with an in-home sales consultant.

To learn more about Digital Life availability, visit

*AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and
affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.

About AT&T
AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) is a premier communications holding company and one of the
most honored companies in the world. Its subsidiaries and affiliates – AT&T
operating companies – are the providers of AT&T services in the United States
and internationally. With a powerful array of network resources that includes
the nation's largest 4G network, AT&T is a leading provider of wireless,
Wi-Fi, high speed Internet, voice and cloud-based services. A leader in mobile
Internet, AT&T also offers the best wireless coverage worldwide of any U.S.
carrier, offering the most wireless phones that work in the most countries.
It also offers advanced TV services under the AT&T U-verse^® and AT&T │DIRECTV
brands. The company's suite of IP-based business communications services is
one of the most advanced in the world.

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