Ooma Home Security System

A VoIP Phone and Home Security Solution

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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

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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 PhoneCustomer) $179.99 $3.99
Secure (Basic PhoneCustomer) $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.

Unlimited SensorsUnlimited Sensors
Real-Time Sensor StatusReal-Time Sensor Status
90-day Logs of All Activity90-day Logs of All Activity
Away, Vacation, Home, and Night ModesAway, Vacation, Home, and Night Modes
Location Based or Scheduled Mode Switching
Remote 911
Multiple App Users
Smoke AlarmSmoke Alarm
Water SensorWater Sensor
Garage Door SensorGarage Door Sensor
Butterfleye CameraButterfleye 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.

Rob Gabriele
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Rob Gabriele
Managing Editor & Home Security Expert

As a home security expert and Managing Editor for SafeHome.org, Rob Gabriele has written and edited over 1,000 articles related to home security. His expertise is in smart home protection with thousands of hours of testing and research under his belt. Formerly a reporter and producer for the USAToday network, Rob has been a writer and editor for over 10 years. He holds a Master’s of Science with an emphasis on writing from the University of Montana, and he currently lives in Indianapolis, IN.