What cellular network does SimpliSafe use?
People also ask, how does SimpliSafe cellular work?
SimpliSafe's network uses a secure connection: alarm systems work on landline, broadband, or cellular network connections, with cellular connections being the fastest and most reliable. SimpliSafe works on a cellular network—although its cameras work via Wi-Fi.
Also, what protocol does SimpliSafe use? Home Automation SimpliSafe's system does not support the common communications protocols used to connect and automate smart home devices. The protocols, such as Zigbee and Z-Wave, use low-power radio signals to create a personal local networks.
Thereof, will SimpliSafe work without cell service?
@cpisales1 Yes, SimpliSafe Yes, SimpliSafe has its own separate wireless communication between components. So WiFi is not necessary to trigger an alarm siren. If you do want to have Monitoring, though, the Base Station also has built-in cellular, which it can use to send signals to dispatch even without WiFi.
Does SimpliSafe have cellular backup?
The base unit is the main hub of the SimpliSafe system, and though it needs to be plugged in to a power outlet, it has a 24-hour backup battery in case of a power outage. The basic $15-per-month plan supports all of the SimpliSafe's sensors, has 24/7 monitoring, and cellular backup in case your Wi-Fi network goes down.