Partnership Expands the Frontier Secure Portfolio to the Smart Home
STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Frontier Communications (NYSE:FTR, news, filings) today announced a partnership between its Frontier Secure business unit and Dropcam Inc., makers of the leading Wi-Fi video monitoring camera and cloud service. Frontier customers can now access all Dropcam products, including the award-winning Dropcam Pro, a $199 wireless video monitoring system with two-way audio and night-vision capabilities. The image sensor in the Dropcam Pro camera is twice as big as previous models, allowing the camera to capture much more light and deliver a better picture with enhanced zoom capability. The camera includes Bluetooth LE, making it the ideal hub for the Connected Home. The Dropcam Pro can be installed by the customer, assisted by live support from Frontier’s 100 percent U.S.-based Premium Tech Support team.
Kelly Morgan, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Frontier Secure, notes, “Frontier Secure’s mission is to give customers Peace of Mind. Its revolutionary technology makes Dropcam our natural ally. Frontier Secure customers can use Dropcam’s Wi-Fi video monitoring cameras and optional Cloud Recording to remotely drop in on their houses, babies, pets, businesses, or anything or any place important to them from a smartphone, tablet, or computer.” Morgan added, “Frontier Secure is dedicated to protecting every aspect of a customer’s digital life. Dropcam is a valuable addition to a portfolio that includes Internet-enabled devices that enhance the broadband experience, cloud-based backup & sharing, proactive identity protection, 100% U.S.-based Premium Technical Support and digital device security.”
Greg Duffy, Dropcam CEO and co-founder notes, “Dropcam has redefined home video monitoring and do-it-yourself security with products that are widely used for catching everything from burglars to babies’ first steps, as well as keeping an eye on pets and securing small businesses. We are excited to introduce Dropcam to Frontier customers with this strategic partnership.”
About Frontier Communications
Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:FTR) offers broadband, voice, satellite video, wireless Internet data access, data security solutions, bundled offerings, specialized bundles for residential customers, small businesses and home offices and advanced communications for medium and large businesses in 27 states. Frontier’s approximately 13,650 employees are based entirely in the United States. More information is available at www.frontier.com.
About Frontier Secure
Frontier Secure offers innovative products and services to protect every aspect of digital life, including computer security, cloud backup & sharing, identity protection, equipment protection and 24/7 premium U.S.-based technical support. These products and services are sold nationwide directly to consumers and small businesses, and wholesale through strategic partnerships through either a private brand or the Frontier Secure brand. Frontier Secure agents provide premium tier one and tier two support to consumers and small business customers.
Dropcam is revolutionizing the way people stay connected to the places they care about. With Dropcam’s Wi-Fi video monitoring cameras and optional Cloud Recording you can remotely drop in on your house, baby, pets, business, or anything else from a smartphone, tablet, or computer. San Francisco-based Dropcam was founded in 2009 by Greg Duffy and Aamir Virani. To learn more, visit www.dropcam.com.
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