Rogers Smart Home Monitoring, which allows customers robust home security automation, will now be available in additional Southern Ontario locations.

More specifically, Canadian residents in Hamilton, Oakville, Burlington, Niagara Falls and St. Catharines will be able to take advantage of the dual-network security system launched in select Rogers cable districts in August 2011.

"We're thrilled to now offer Rogers Smart Home Monitoring to residents of the Golden Horseshoe," said Ian Pattinson , Vice-President and General Manager, Rogers Smart Home Monitoring. "Since we launched a year and a half ago, our customers continue to discover new system features that keep their homes and families secure while helping them better manage their daily lives for ultimate peace of mind."

The IP-based dual network connection remotely monitors everything together from water leaks, carbon monoxide levels, cameras, lighting, appliances and thermostat temperatures, and allows customers to customize automation rules to suit their needs.

An easy-to-use touchpad drives the system to provide quick, one-touch access to home automation apps, multimedia apps for photos, traffic, weather and sports, and home security functions. When an alarm occurs, the touchpad instantly connects with the Rogers Central Monitoring Station for a 24/7, real-time monitoring service provided by certified security experts.

Current subscribers are already benefiting from real-time alerts sent via text and email, remote access via smartphone, computer or tablets to securely view and control the whole system including arming/disarming the home plus the professional installation by specially-trained Rogers technicians.

Additional towns participating in the March 13th launch include: Lincoln, West Lincoln, Grimsby, Thorold, Pelham, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Wainfleet, Welland, Fort Erie and Port Colborne.

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