MobileHelp, Classic: Review

MobileHelp Classic

The Basics

Product name: Classic 

Manufacturer / Distributor: MobileHelp

Compilation: Q4 2015. Updated Q4 2018.

This page contains our MobileHelp Classic review.

 

 

Analyst Summary: MobileHelp Classic

The MobileHelp Classic is the MobileHelp Duo, but without the second mobile base station. This means it works at home, but not when you go "out and about". It is a traditional medical alert system, but the base station connects via a cellular signal so you do not need to connect it to your home phone line.

MobileHelp makes this product and sells it to consumers, but they also wholesale it to a variety of companies that rebrand it and sell it to consumers. The MobileHelp product runs on the AT&T network.

 

 

 

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Product Line & Company: MobileHelp

MobileHelp, based in Florida, is one of a handful of companies that actually develop and make emergency response systems. It is unique in that it both offers these products for sale to end consumers itself, and wholesales them through other companies.

Other players in this space tend to either make and sell the product (Philips, GreatCall) or just wholesale it (LogicMark, Numera, Freeus).

The cellular duo is an unusual concept, and has been fairly widely adopted by the companies that sell direct to consumers. We found it in the following forms: ADT ("Plus & On the Go"); ConnectAmerica ("Cellular Home Alert"); Lifefone ("At Home & On-the-Go"); and Medical Guardian ("... .........Read more

 

About this Research

This product review is part of an extensive series of medical alert system reviews of over 50 products, including hands-on evaluation and real-world testing of the most promising ones, in real-world situations.

These reviews and analyses are part of our Research Project designed to help older adults and their families Choose the Right Medical Alert System for THEM — the result of which is our Medical Alert Systems: Selection Guide.

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