PROVO, Utah (January 5, 2018) – Vivint Smart Home, the leading smart home services provider in North America, today announced it has been named “Connected Home Company of the Year” for 2018 by IoT Breakthrough, an independent organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies and products in the global Internet of Things (IoT) market.

“IoT Breakthrough’s recognition of our innovation in connected home technology showcases our commitment to break down the barriers to mass-market smart home adoption,” said Nate Randle, chief marketing officer, Vivint Smart Home. “With an integrated suite of products, professional services and flexible pricing, we are making it easier and more affordable for consumers to create a smart home.”

Vivint offers a comprehensive suite of smart home products with flexible pricing and service plans, including a no-contract option. Homeowners can select from a variety of devices to customize their homes, including smart locks, lighting, cameras, thermostats and sensors, and can control their entire home using a single app. They can also use their Amazon Alexa and Google Home devices to control their homes using their voice. Vivint offers professional installation and nationwide in-home service, as well as 24/7 professional monitoring and customer care.

The IoT Breakthrough Awards program recognizes the innovators, leaders and visionaries from around the globe in a range of IoT categories, including connected home and home automation, connected car, smart city technology and more. This year’s program attracted more than 3,000 nominations from companies all over the world. An independent panel of experts within the IoT industry reviewed and evaluated all nominations, selecting the highest-scored nomination as the winner in each category.

“Vivint Smart Home’s approach to delivering on the promise of a truly connected home is an innovative and effective take on addressing today’s fragmented smart home landscape,” said James Johnson, managing director, IoT Breakthrough. “Consumers clearly recognize the benefits of smart home technology, but the patchwork of disparate products can quickly become overly complex and expensive. With a unified solution, Vivint is streamlining smart home for consumers and making it available to a wider audience through flexible pricing. We congratulate Vivint on their technology innovation and we’re thrilled to recognize them as a 2018 IoT Breakthrough Award winner.”

About Vivint Smart Home

Vivint Smart Home is the leading provider of smart home services in North America. Vivint delivers an integrated smart home system with in-home consultation, professional installation and support delivered by its Smart Home Pros, as well as 24/7 customer care and monitoring. Dedicated to redefining the home experience with intelligent products and services, Vivint serves more than one million customers. J.D. Power ranked Vivint Smart Home “Highest in Customer Satisfaction with Home Security Systems.” For more information, visit www.vivint.com.

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