ADT vs. Xfinity Home

Learn how ADT monitored security compares to other providers

Updated: July 3, 2018

Shopping for a monitored home security system can seem impossible when there are so many providers and packages to choose from. ADT and Xfinity Home are two monitored security companies that may come up during your security search. While both companies offer services to help secure your home, it's clear that ADT is the winning monitoring provider. Read on to see why ADT beats out the competition.

Company Overview

Compare key company highlights to help guide your shopping process.

ADT Xfinity Home
BBB Rating A+ A-
Years of experience 140+ years 37 years
Professional installation yes yes
Nationwide coverage yes no
Money-back guarantee 6-month money back guarantee no

Compare ADT vs Xfinity Home

ADT monitoring has the edge against Xfinity Home in several categories.

Industry expertise

No security monitoring company can match ADT's 140+ years of industry experience. Not only is ADT the #1 security monitoring company in the nation, but it's been around the longest, so you know that the monitoring experts will know how to help you in an emergency.


When your security monitoring system is professionally installed, you know that all your equipment will work the way it's supposed to when you need it most.

Nationwide coverage

ADT provides security monitoring all over North America. No matter where you live, you can help protect your home. And, with six interconnected monitoring centers across the country, you know your call will be answered quickly when you need help most.

Package and Price Overview

From budget-friendly options to home automation capabilities, ADT and Xfinity each offer a range of home security monitoring packages.

SafeStreets USA ADT Authorized Dealer Xfinity Home
Monthly monitoring cost Starts at $36.99/month* Starts at $39.95/month
Contract length 36 months 24 months
Installation fee Professional installation $99 - $199 Starts at $99.99
National availability yes yes
Voice control yes yes
Monitoring connection type Landline or cellular Cellular
Home automation available yes yes
No cable contract required yes yes

Compare SafeStreets USA – ADT Authorized Dealer vs Xfinity Home

Based on package and pricing categories, get details on which provider is the right fit for your home.

ADT Xfinity Home
24/7 monitoring yes yes
Keypad yes yes
Door / window sensors yes yes
Motion detector yes yes
Window and yard signs yes no
# company-owned monitoring centers 6 1

ADT Monitoring Comes Out Ahead

Our comparison shows that there's no competition—ADT monitoring is a reliable choice for most customers. With nationwide availability, 140+ years of security experience and more than 18,000 employees across North America, ADT monitoring can help customers protect what matters most. Plus, ADT is committed to security. Your peace of mind won't have to compete with cable, phone and internet demands, because security is all ADT does.

Ready to get ADT monitoring for you home? Call or learn more about ADT monitored security in your area.

ADT Affiliate Relationship

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