Comcast to expand its home security business

After launching its’ initial security offering last year in Houston, Texas, cable television giant Comcast Corporation announced Wednesday that it is expanding its Xfinity Home Security service to additional markets.

According to a statement, the offering, which provides users with traditional burglar and fire alarm monitoring, remote access control, streaming video, as well as home automation functionality , will soon be available in parts of Philadelphia, Pa., Portland, Ore., Jacksonville, Fla., Sarasota, Fla., Naples, Fla., Chattanooga, Tenn., and Nashville, Tenn. The company said that additional markets will be introduced on a rolling basis.

"Xfinity Home Security brings digital home monitoring to a new level," Mitch Bowling, senior vice president and general manager of new businesses for Comcast Cable said in the statement. "It comes with a range of broadband-based technologies that empower customers to stay better connected to their home virtually anytime, anywhere."

Comcast is selling its Xfinity Home Security Preferred Package starting at $39.95 per month. For more information, visit