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MONI Smart Security, a subsidiary of Ascent Capital Group, Inc. has announced it has been named “Connected Home Security Company of the Year” by IoT Breakthrough, an independent organization dedicated to helping the best Internet-of-Things (IoT) products and companies stand out in the industry.

“MONI is dedicated to curating a product suite with the most advanced smart home technology available, and integrating it seamlessly and efficiently into our customers’ lives,” said Jeff Gardner, MONI’s president and CEO. “This award is yet another validation of our efforts, and we are looking forward to helping catapult our industry into the future.”

With over 2,000 nominations this year, the IoT Breakthrough Awards in an international program dedicated to recognizing the best IoT products and companies stand out in the industry. IoT Breakthrough Award nominations were judged by an independent panel of experts representing a cross section of the industry, including journalists, analysts and technology executives. Winning products and companies were selected based on a variety of criteria, including most creative and technologically advanced products and services, with the ultimate goal of recognizing “Break Through” connected technologies and companies.

MONI Smart Security remains at the forefront of the smart home and residential security industries, setting the standard for technology and integration. It is aligned with top partners throughout the industry and is committed to enhancing customers’ lifestyles with safety and security at any time, in any place, using the company’s custom app. With its recent rebrand in October 2016, MONI has reaffirmed its intense focus on being the fastest, most comprehensive and customer-minded brand in the security industry.

“We are excited to recognize companies such as MONI Smart Security who excel among their peers and truly showcase the best in IoT technology,” said James Johnson, managing director at IoT Breakthrough. “The Connected Home Security award category featured nominations from the top security vendors in the industry, and we acknowledge and congratulate MONI for breaking through to achieve this recognition and continue their leadership role within the connected home security space.”

The IoT Breakthrough Awards program is devoted to honoring excellence in Internet of Things technologies, services, companies and products. Both business and consumer IoT products were open for nominations in a range of categories, including Connected Home and Home Automation, Connected Car and Vehicle Telematics, IoT Security, Wearables, Industrial IoT, M2M, Enterprise IoT and many more.

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