Ooma Home Security System

A VoIP Phone and Home Security Solution

7.6 / 10 Our rating methodology (aka SecureScoreTM is a combination of our research, product testing, customer sentiment and several other factors.
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What Sets Ooma Apart

Ooma – an NYSE traded company – delivers communications options for homeowners and businesses alike. The smart SaaS platform that they use as a hub for their services offers cloud-based home-security, telephone services, and much more.

Ooma has won several awards and accolades for its services and business practices. In fact, in 2015 the Best of Biz Awards named Ooma as a gold winner. Additionally, Ooma was named as one of the fastest growing private companies in both the Silicon Valley Business Journal and the San Francisco Business Times.

As Ooma CEO Eric Stang once said,

“Ooma continues to push the innovation envelope in the smart home category by enabling new services like Ooma Home, the most complete and affordable DIY home security solution for protecting family and property. By adding a smart video camera, geofencing, and additional wireless sensors, integrated with our unique Remote 911 emergency communications, we’re providing safety, security, and peace of mind to families throughout North America.”

Key Features

The best features of this system

  • Wireless Monitoring
  • DIY Installation
  • Intrusion Protection
  • Environmental Protection
  • Remote Control
  • Low Monitoring Fees

Ooma Price & Packages

There are two home security plans offered by Ooma Home Security. They also offer the flexibility to move between plans whenever needed without contracts or long-term commitments.

However, to use Ooma’s home security systems, customers need to have an Ooma Telo (phone) system in place. This system has an initial cost of $99.99 (MSRP) to purchase and a monthly cost of $4.09 for taxes and fees.

In addition, customers must buy an Ooma home security system. These start at $179.99 and are fully customizable.

Ooma Home Security Plans

Ooma PlansUpfront CostMonthly Cost
Secure (Premier Phone Customer)$179.99$3.99
Secure (Basic Phone Customer)$179.99$4.99
Secure (Not Existing Customer)$179.99$5.99

Ooma Home Security Equipment

Ooma EquipmentCostEquipment Type
Smart Home Security Starter Kit$299.99Starter Kit
Home Security Starter Pack$179.99Starter Kit
Door and Window Sensors$24.99Sensor
Motion Sensor$34.99Sensor
Vtech Garage Door Sensor$29.99Sensor
Water Sensor$29.99Sensor
Smoke Alarm$59.99Alarm
Butterfleye Wireless Camera (White – 1 Pack)$199.99Camera
Butterfleye Wireless Camera (White – 3 Pack)$549.99Camera
Butterfleye Wireless Camera (Black – 1 Pack)$249.99Camera
Butterfleye Wireless Camera (Black – 3 Pack)$599.99Camera

Current Deal

At the time of this writing, Ooma was not offering promotions of any kind.




  • Unlimited Sensors
  • Real-Time Sensor Status
  • 90-day Logs of All Activity
  • Away, Vacation, Home, and Night Modes
  • Custom
  • Smoke Alarm
  • Water Sensor
  • Garage Door Sensor
  • Butterfleye Camera




  • Unlimited Sensors
  • Real-Time Sensor Status
  • 90-day Logs of All Activity
  • Away, Vacation, Home, and Night Modes
  • Location Based or Scheduled Mode Switching
  • Remote 911
  • Multiple App Users
  • Custom
  • Smoke Alarm
  • Water Sensor
  • Garage Door Sensor
  • Butterfleye Camera

About Ooma Security

Founded in 2004 by former Cisco Systems employee Andrew Frame, Ooma, Inc. is based in the Silicon Valley area of California. It is a publicly traded telecommunications company that offers telephone, home security, and other VoIP services to businesses and consumers alike.

Their devices and service provide Pure Voice HD voice quality with advanced integration and functionality. Their products are available at retail locations, through leading online retailers, and from the Ooma website. Check out the full review of Ooma here.

Mobile Alerts

Real-time alerts sent to iOS or Android smartphones.

Wireless Equipment

All the equipment Ooma uses is wireless which allows for easy install and moving.

Disaster Protection

Fire & water sensors provide protection for your home.

Remote Control

Ooma offers the ability to arm/disarm their system from anywhere as well as call 911 from anywhere to automatically transmit the home’s address to emergency responders.

24/7 Monitoring

Customers can check the status of their home from anywhere with Ooma’s free mobile app.

DIY Installation

With wireless equipment, anyone can set up their Ooma Home Security System and save on the installation fees other providers may charge.


Ooma’s geofencing feature allows the system to be armed and disarmed based on the owner’s GPS location while its customizable radius provides flexibility.

Reviewed By
Travis Goodreau
Safety and Security Advisor
Travis is a retired Burglary Detective, having tallied 5,000+ burglary and theft cases throughout his career. He also served as an Arson Investigator, where he cracked the case of a serial arsonist, and made the arrest and prosecuted the would-be bomber of ABC-7 Studio in LA. We couldn’t be happier to have him as a Safety and Security Advisor. Learn more about Travis here
Written By
Rob Gabriele
Managing Editor
Rob is a professional writer and editor living in the Reno/Tahoe area. He has expertise in all things home security and smart home automation. Over the past decade, Rob has worked as a Producer at a USAToday network newspaper in New York, and he’s written for 100+ clients across dozens of industries. Rob holds a BA in Mass Communication and a Masters of Science with an emphasis on Writing. When he’s not “demystifying” the latest home security tech, you’ll find Rob spending time with his family, enjoying the great outdoors, or serving at his local church. Learn more about Rob here

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