Bell Aliant unveils new NextGen Home Security service

Bell Aliant Inc. has unveiled the new NextGen Home Security service that lets customers monitor, protect and control their home using a smartphone, tablet or PC.

NextGen Home Security is a digital Internet-based service that delivers everything a customer expects in home security with next generation automation capabilities.

NextGen Home Security will be affordable and Bell Aliant customers can bundle services all on one bill for added convenience and savings.

"This is an incredibly cool product that is the next step in making the digital home a reality," said Karen Sheriff, president and CEO of Bell Aliant.

"Imagine a security system that sends you a text when someone enters your home and then allows you to view a video of the person walking through the door. With this product, we are igniting the power of our entire broadband network, including FibreOP - and helping 'turn on' not just your TV and Internet, but lots of other things around your home."

Built on Atlantic Canada's most advanced broadband network, NextGen Home Security will leverage a team of trusted and reliable technicians.

Bell Aliant NextGen Certified Installers are specially trained to set-up and customize the system for every customer. NextGen Home Security will be available in the spring to both FibreOP and high-speed customers in major city centres in Atlantic Canada.

"Bell Aliant understands consumers' digital lifestyle and this is a security solution that offers peace of mind and the convenience of being able to monitor and manage your home at any time using a mobile device, tablet or PC," said Dan McKeen, senior vice-president, customer solutions.

"Home security and monitoring is a natural growth opportunity for Bell Aliant. It is another example of our commitment to innovating and offering products and services that will meet the needs of our customers both today and in the future."