Learn all you need to know about Comcast's XFINITY home security systems.

Comcast XFINITY Comcast offers XFINITY home security services in addition to cable television, broadband Internet and telephone services. Before you install residential alarm components from this company, check Comcast XFINITY home security prices and read home security system reviews .

There are three Comcast XFINITY security packages available to homeowners. The Basic plan costs about $29.95 per month and includes 24-hour monitoring, text and email notifications, and cellular backup.


This system includes the following equipment:

  • Wireless keypad.
  • Two door/window sensors.
  • One motion detector.

The Preferred package costs around $39.95 per month. In addition to the features included in the Basic plan, customers also receive complete access to an online management portal, fire monitoring, touchscreen access and several home automation features.

This package includes the following equipment:

  • One motion detector.
  • Touchscreen controller.
  • Wireless keypad.
  • Three door/window sensors.

The Premier package costs at least $49.95 per month and includes the same services as the Preferred package. The difference is that this package includes one thermostat, two lighting and appliance controllers and two indoor/outdoor cameras.

Customers can also customize their systems by purchasing any of the following components:

  • Interior cameras.
  • Glass break sensors.
  • Keychain remotes.
  • Motion detectors.
  • Carbon monoxide detectors.
  • Water sensors.
  • Curtain motion detectors.


Video monitoring is included with the Premier package and is also available to customers with the Preferred plan at an extra cost of about $4.95 per month. This service is not available to customers with the Basic plan.

One of the major benefits of signing up for XFINITY security monitoring is that customers can control their security systems via the Web. Keep an eye on babysitters, contractors and other people in your home by viewing video clips on the Internet. You can also control your thermostat and lights from the XFINITY customer portal.

Another benefit of using this service is that insurance companies typically offer a discount to homeowners whose homes are monitored by professional security services.

One of the drawbacks of using the Comcast XFINITY home security monitoring service may be that security services are an add-on product of the company. Companies such as ADT, Guardian Alarm, Protection 1 and Bay Alarm have national networks of trained agents to assist you with your security needs. Because they only work with security systems, they have complete knowledge and skills needed to help you troubleshoot any problems.

Comcast also offers cable television, telephone and Internet services, so the technicians may not be as knowledgeable about home security issues.

Whether you choose to install Comcast XFINITY home security system components or buy equipment from another company, it is important to hire a reputable contractor who knows how to install residential alarm systems.

Read home security system reviews and then use the QualitySmith service to find a contractor in your neighborhood. After reviewing Comcast XFINITY home security prices, you may decide to purchase the XFINITY security system to protect your family.