Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Reportable Business Segments (Details)

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Reportable Business Segments (Details) - USD ($)
$ in Thousands
3 Months Ended 12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2016
Sep. 30, 2016
Jun. 30, 2016
Mar. 31, 2016
Dec. 31, 2015
Sep. 30, 2015
Jun. 30, 2015
Mar. 31, 2015
Dec. 31, 2016
Dec. 31, 2015
Dec. 31, 2014
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]                      
Net revenue $ 140,683 $ 142,765 $ 143,656 $ 143,268 $ 141,551 $ 141,846 $ 141,543 $ 138,416 $ 570,372 $ 563,356 $ 539,449
Depreciation and amortization                 254,913 268,734  
Loss before income taxes                 (69,159) (66,158) (26,117)
Subscriber accounts, net of amortization 1,386,760       1,423,538       1,386,760 1,423,538  
Goodwill 563,549       563,549       563,549 563,549 $ 527,502
Total assets 2,033,717       2,070,267       2,033,717 2,070,267  
Operating Segments | MONI                      
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]                      
Net revenue                 547,458 548,622  
Depreciation and amortization                 250,393 264,870  
Loss before income taxes                 (46,728) (47,793)  
Subscriber accounts, net of amortization 1,364,804       1,400,515       1,364,804 1,400,515  
Goodwill 527,502       527,502       527,502 527,502  
Total assets 2,062,838       2,033,180       2,062,838 2,033,180  
Operating Segments | LiveWatch                      
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]                      
Net revenue                 22,914 14,734  
Depreciation and amortization                 4,520 3,864  
Loss before income taxes                 (22,431) (18,365)  
Subscriber accounts, net of amortization 21,956       23,023       21,956 23,023  
Goodwill 36,047       36,047       36,047 36,047  
Total assets 63,916       63,267       63,916 63,267  
Eliminations                      
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]                      
Subscriber accounts, net of amortization 0       0       0 0  
Goodwill 0       0       0 0  
Total assets $ (93,037)       $ (26,180)       $ (93,037) $ (26,180)