Compare ADT vs. Frontpoint Home Security

What’s the difference between ADT Monitored Home Security and Frontpoint Home Security? See how our editors compare the two companies below.
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ADT
8.6 / 10 - Excellent
#4 in Home Security
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Frontpoint Home Security
9.8 / 10 - Excellent
#1 in Home Security
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Key Facts
  • ADT's monitoring is the most trusted & popular in the US
  • Get it installed by a pro - save time, don't risk doing it wrong
  • Home Automation Available + mobile app to stay connected
  • 3-year term. 2-year term (in California)
  • Website doesn't show pricing, call 866-946-7173
  • Qualification: 650+ credit score
  • Angie’s List Super Service Award winner 5 years running. Editor's Choice.
  • GE wireless hardware - camera, & mobile app options
  • Best reputation in Home Security
  • 30-day free trial then 3-year term
  • Top quality monitoring, from $34.99/mo
ConsumersAdvocate.org Ratings
8.6 / 10 - Excellent
9/10
Equipment and Coverage
6/10
Monitoring Services and Technology
8/10
Customer Service and Reviews
10/10
Reputation
10/10
Contract Terms and Cost
9.8 / 10 - Excellent
10/10
Equipment and Coverage
10/10
Monitoring Services and Technology
10/10
Customer Service and Reviews
9/10
Reputation
10/10
Contract Terms and Cost
Customer Reviews
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3.6 / 10 - Poor
15%
5 stars
7%
4 stars
7%
3 stars
7%
2 stars
64%
1 stars
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6.0 / 10 - Average
50%
5 stars
0%
4 stars
9%
3 stars
0%
2 stars
41%
1 stars
Final Verdict

Frontpoint Home Security has a higher overall rating than ADT Monitored Home Security. Frontpoint scores better than ADT across: Equipment and Coverage, Monitoring Services and Technology, and Customer Service and Reviews. However, ADT scores better on Reputation. Both companies score similarly on Contract Terms and Cost.

Latest Reviews

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john
Hastings, Nebraska
ADT Monitored Home Security review
3/14/2017
Very helpful in advising what we need it and what we wanted.

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Gina
Brooklyn, New York
Frontpoint Home Security review
2/25/2017
I spoke with Amy I had ?? She was very professionally, not sure if I will go with this company because it's new to me but my experience with the Rep was not bad

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Enrique
Chicago, Illinois
ADT Monitored Home Security review
2/23/2017
Very good service

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arismel
Frontpoint Home Security review
2/7/2017
It seems to me to be a good security company and it covers my expectations ...

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gc
Roslyn, New York
Frontpoint Home Security review
2/11/2015
Amazing!

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h d
Diamond Bar, California
Frontpoint Home Security review
2/10/2015
good job

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Cheri M
Des Moines, Iowa
ADT Monitored Home Security review
2/3/2015
Love it!

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Regina N
Mableton, Georgia
ADT Monitored Home Security review
1/25/2015
I RECOMMEND IT TO EVERYONE, GOOD CUSTOMER SERVICE AND EFFECTIVE RESPONSE. SAVED MY MUM LIFE SO I RECOMMEND IT