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10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Vivint

Feb 02, 2018|

When you see or hear the name Vivint, home security, the color orange, or even Utah Jazz basketball may come to mind—and you’d be on target in any case. But those are just pieces of a much bigger picture.

Rooted in a history of home security, Vivint has gone on to lead an explosion in the smart home category comparable to the computer revolution of the 1980s, or the smartphone boom of the 2000s. At Vivint, we’re moving forward and building upward, and we’re doing it better and faster than anyone else.

Here a few more things you probably didn’t know about Vivint:

1. We’re at the top of the smart home industry

Vivint is the No. 1 smart home service provider in the U.S.1. Our Smart Home Pros have installed systems in more than 2 million homes, and our devices can be found in more homes throughout North America than any other smart home service provider.

Vivint is the leading smart home services provider in the U.S.

2. Vivint Gives Back

Our charitable organization, Vivint Gives Back, seeks to enhance the lives of children with intellectual disabilities, including autism, through technology, service, and innovation. To date, Vivint Gives Back has donated more than 160,000 volunteer hours from Vivint employees and $15 million toward charitable causes.2

Vivint Gives Back
Vivint employees donate thousands of volunteer hours each year to support a number of charitable causes.

3. We’re making an impact at home

Vivint is the largest tech company and employer headquartered in Utah, and is a key contributor to the growing and influential Silicon Slopes community.3 And our more than 10,000 employees like it here. Forbes named Vivint one of “America’s Best Employers.”

Vivint Smart  Home Provo Offices Entrance
Vivint offices in Provo, Utah, part of the Silicon Slopes community.

4. Innovation is in our blood

Fast Company ranked Vivint #22 on its list of The World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies for “opening the door to the connected home of the future.” Other brands on the list include Amazon, Apple, Airbnb, Facebook and Google.

5. It’s all in the name

Our company name has a meaning that describes what we do. Vivint means "live intelligent.” The first syllable, “viv,” comes from the Latin word vivere, which means to live, while “int” is short for intelligent. Vivint=Live Intelligently. It’s what we're all about.

Vivint name meaning

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6. J.D. Power recognized

That’s right. J.D. Power, one of the world’s most trusted providers of Voice of the Customer insights ranked Vivint “Highest in Customer Satisfaction with Home Security Systems.”4

JD Power Associates Award
J.D. Power award: "Highest in Customer Satisfaction with Home Security Systems."

7. We’re an all-inclusive smart home company

This means we combine products and services to provide the most comprehensive smart home experience. Hardware and software, sales, professional installation, monitoring, and customer support. We do it all.


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8. Smart Home Pros make the difference

Our team of highly trained, certified professionals—Smart Home Pros—expertly take homeowners from consultation to installation while providing high-level customer service. They live and breathe smart home technology.

Smart Home Pro Smart Lock
Our Smart Home Pros are experts at installing and educating about smart home technology.

9. We like to mix it up

While we create our own smart home products, Vivint also conveniently integrates with several other smart home devices, including:

Vivint integrates with other popular smart devices

10. We heart basketball

If you’ve ever visited Salt Lake City, then you’ve probably seen our name in lights at the Vivint Arena. We are proud to own the naming rights for the home of the Utah Jazz.

Vivint Arena Exterior Evening
Vivint Arena, home of the Utah Jazz, in Salt Lake City, Utah

At Vivint we’re turning the dream of the future into reality. We’re more than just the leading smart home service provider in the nation, and more than our awards and industry accolades. Right now, our focus is on moving the smart home industry forward with meaningful innovation and award-winning service that help homeowners focus on the things that matter most to them.

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  1. Strategy Analytics. 2018. "Strategy Analytics Announces The Top 10 Smart Home Service Providers In The US". prnewswire.Com
  2. Vivint Gives Back
  3. Silicon Slopes. 2018.
  4. Vivint Newsroom: J.D. Power Ranks Vivint No. 1 in Home Security Customer Satisfaction

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Qualifying system purchase requires minimum $599.99 expenditure on equipment after all discounts have been applied, professional installation, and execution of Vivint monitoring services agreement. Click here for monthly service plan prices. DIY system purchases and reactivations of previously-installed systems not eligible for offer. Offer not available in all states or provinces. Equipment purchase may be financed separately subject to an agreement with one of Vivint's third-party financing partners. Monthly $1.48 cellular network maintenance fee applies. Taxes and local permit fees may apply.

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Financing eligibility and terms subject to credit approval by one of Vivint's third-party financing partners. Qualified customers may finance equipment purchase at 0% APR for up to 60 months. Month-to-month service agreement available when equipment is purchased upfront.

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System supports up to six cameras subject to sufficient WiFi speeds. Without a Vivint services plan, product and system functionality is limited (including loss of remote connectivity). Speak to a Vivint representative at the phone number in this offer for complete equipment, services, and package details, including pricing and financing details. Products and services in Louisiana provided by Vivint Louisiana Commercial Certificate #58280. See Vivint license numbers here.