Ooma Home Security System

A VoIP Phone and Home Security Solution

7.6 / 10 This rating is derived from our editorial team's research, hands-on product testing, and customer surveys.
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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 Plans Upfront Cost Monthly Cost
Monitor $179.99 $0
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 Equipment Cost Equipment Type
Smart Home Security Starter Kit $299.99 Starter Kit
Home Security Starter Pack $179.99 Starter Kit
Door and Window Sensors $24.99 Sensor
Motion Sensor $34.99 Sensor
Vtech Garage Door Sensor $29.99 Sensor
Water Sensor $29.99 Sensor
Smoke Alarm $59.99 Alarm
Siren $39.99 Alarm
Butterfleye Wireless Camera (White – 1 Pack) $199.99 Camera
Butterfleye Wireless Camera (White – 3 Pack) $549.99 Camera
Butterfleye Wireless Camera (Black – 1 Pack) $249.99 Camera
Butterfleye Wireless Camera (Black – 3 Pack) $599.99 Camera

Current Deal

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

Monitor

$0/mo

 

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

Secure

$4.99/mo

 

Services
  • 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
Equipment
  • Custom
Options
  • 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
MOBILE ALERTS

Real-time alerts sent to iOS or Android smartphones.

Wireless Equipment
WIRELESS EQUIPMENT

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

Disaster Protection
DISASTER PROTECTION

Fire & water sensors provide protection for your home.

Remote Control
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
24/7 MONITORING

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

DIY Installation
DIY INSTALLATION

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

GEOSERVICES

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
Home Security Expert & Managing Editor
Rob is a professional writer and editor with an expertise in all things home security and home automation. Rob currently resides in the Reno/Tahoe area, however, he has spent thousands of hours researching and testing home security systems in a variety of environments and geographies, giving him the unique perspective that there is no “one size fits all” solution in technology. Rob holds a Master’s of Science and is a former Producer in the USAToday network in NY. When he’s not demystifying the latest home security and smart home tech, you’ll find Rob playing chess or hanging with his family. Learn more about Rob here

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