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For the second consecutive year, MONI Smart Security wins award from IoT Breakthrough, an independent organization recognizing outstanding Internet of Things technologies, products and companies

January 8, 2018 (DALLAS, TX) — MONI Smart Security, a subsidiary of Ascent Capital Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: ASCMA), today announced it has been named “Connected Home Automation 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. This is the second year in a row that the company has received the award.

“2017 represented a significant evolution within the home security market towards inclusion of advanced home automation, connected home and various Internet of Things technologies,” said James Johnson, managing director, IoT Breakthrough. “MONI Smart Security was at the forefront of this home security and automation evolution, with key partnerships with industry leaders, including Nest Secure. We are thrilled to recognize MONI Smart Security, an industry pioneer with a 25-year track record of innovation, as a standout 2018 IoT Breakthrough Award winner.”

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. In December 2017, the company launched professional monitoring for the Nest Secure alarm system, further expanding their offering across a variety of price points, so anyone can seamlessly add the professional monitoring plan that fits their lifestyle.

“MONI is dedicated to offering flexible, comprehensive security technology options for all customers, allowing them to choose from a large range of basic home security and monitoring tools to full home automation and integrated security solutions,” said Jeff Gardner, MONI’s president and CEO. “We are honored to be recognized as the leader in the IoT market through this prestigious award.”

The mission of the IoT Breakthrough Awards program is to recognize the innovators, leaders and visionaries from around the globe in a range of IoT categories, including Connected Home and Home Automation, Connected Car, Industrial and Enterprise IoT, Smart City technology and many more. This year’s program attracted more than 3,000 nominations from companies all over the world. All nominations were reviewed and evaluated by an independent panel of experts within IoT industry, with the highest scored nomination selected as winner for each category.

About MONI
MONI is a subsidiary of Ascent Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASCMA), and is one of the largest home security alarm monitoring companies in the U.S. Headquartered in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, MONI secures more than one million residential customers and commercial client accounts with monitored home and business security system services. The company is supported by the nation’s largest network of independent Authorized Dealers, providing products and support to customers in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico. MONI was named the “Connected Home Security Company of the Year” in 2016 and “Connected Home Automation Company of the Year” in 2017 by IoT Breakthrough, an independent organization that recognizes excellence in Internet of Things technologies.

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