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LiveWatch Acquisition - Narrative (Details)

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LiveWatch Acquisition - Narrative (Details) - USD ($)
$ in Thousands
3 Months Ended 9 Months Ended
Feb. 23, 2015
Sep. 30, 2015
Sep. 30, 2015
Dec. 31, 2014
Business Acquisition [Line Items]        
Goodwill   $ 563,549 $ 563,549 $ 527,502
LiveWatch Security, LLC        
Business Acquisition [Line Items]        
Fair value of consideration $ 61,550      
Cash paid for acquisition 3,988      
Adjustment to consideration paid for acquisition   435    
Contingent consideration recognized in earnings   1,291 3,086  
Adjustment to goodwill subsequent to acquisition   $ 81    
Goodwill $ 36,047      
Amortization rate of acquired intangible assets 235.00%      
Acquisition related costs     $ 946  
LiveWatch Security, LLC | Subscriber accounts        
Business Acquisition [Line Items]        
Useful life of acquired intangible assets 14 years      
LiveWatch Security, LLC | Other intangible asset        
Business Acquisition [Line Items]        
Useful life of acquired intangible assets 10 years      
LiveWatch Security, LLC | Management retention bonus        
Business Acquisition [Line Items]        
Contingent consideration liability $ 6,000      
Term of contingent consideration 2 years      
LiveWatch Security, LLC | Performance bonus        
Business Acquisition [Line Items]        
Contingent consideration liability $ 8,500      
Term of contingent consideration 4 years