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American Family Insurance, Frontpoint partner to protect homes

American Family customers can purchase affordable home security system and save on premiums


American Family Insurance and Frontpoint are partnerting to offer insurance customers affordable, easy-to-install, wireless home security. 

American Family Insurance is partnering with wireless home security provider Frontpoint ( to make it easier and more affordable for customers to protect their homes and families using cutting-edge technology.

Starting this month, American Family customers can purchase a $600 basic wireless Frontpoint home security system for $99.95 with a 36-month monitoring price lock guarantee.

The upgradable package includes a control panel, window, motion and flood sensors, a heat/smoke detector, a yard sign and window decals. The system is professionally monitored by Frontpoint – with alerts sent to customers’ mobile phones – and customers can also use the Frontpoint app to personally check their sensors and cameras. The system is expandable, as other Z-Wave® devices may also be connected to the app. Because the system is cellular, it’s easily set up by the customer, tamper-proof and moveable to a new residence. 

“This exclusive partnership gives customers a proactive, simple and affordable way to protect their homes and families using innovative technology,” says Ben Whittington, American Family Insurance national product manager.

The system may also qualify customers for burglar and smart home discounts on their American Family policy.

Frontpoint prides itself on creating a security system that’s easy and foolproof for customers, including assisting when permits are required and remotely verifying proper installation.

“Frontpoint is proud to partner with American Family, and to bring best-in-class home security to American Family customers at an outstanding value,” says John Hannula, vice president of business development at Frontpoint. “We look forward to introducing these customers to the same consistently high levels of customer service, ease and innovation that have put Frontpoint atop the industry in customer satisfaction.”

“We’re committed to helping customers prevent losses and damage from unforeseen events, not just recover after they occur,” said Steve Scanlon, product marketing manager. “This partnership is another way to make it easier for our customers to protect the things that mean the most to them.”

The exclusive offer is available to current and new American Family customers. To learn more, contact an American Family agent, go to the American Family/Frontpoint customer website ( or call (855) 269-1037.


About American Family Insurance
Madison, Wisconsin-based American Family Insurance group, celebrating its 90th anniversary in 2017, is the nation's 13th-largest property/casualty insurance group and ranks No. 315 on the Fortune 500 list. The company sells American Family-brand products, including auto, homeowners, life, business and farm/ranch insurance, primarily through its exclusive agents in 19 states. American Family affiliates (The General and Homesite) also provide options for consumers who want to manage their insurance matters directly over the Internet or by phone. Web; Facebook; Twitter

About Frontpoint
Vienna, Virginia-based Frontpoint is a top-rated leader in security-first smart home solutions, with more positive reviews than any category competitor. Founded to design and deliver a simpler, safer and more connected home, the technology company serves customers across the country, 96 percent of whom would recommend Frontpoint.