The carrier will begin trials of Digital Life Care this year and launch the service commercially in 2015.
AT&T Digital Life extends to new markets and introduces a Wi-Fi-enabled garage-door controller.
Beginning Friday, AT&T will offer its residential security and smart home packages in four additional US cities.
By opening up its Digital Life platform, AT&T hopes to work with more partners and get deeper into the Internet of Things.
The company is aggressively pursuing new areas, such as Internet of Things, connected cars and smart homes.
In a 3-2 vote, the agency decides to apply the same rules that govern telephone service to broadband, with the hope that it ensures the fair and equal treatment of all traffic on the Internet.
Spanish carrier Telefonica agrees to license AT&T's Digital Life home automation and security platform.
AT&T's growth was largely attributed to the continued move toward no-contract, no-subsidy plans.
The company expects a pretax loss due to changes in pension and post-employment plans and abandonment of certain copper assets.
Developers including Glympse and Audiobooks.com are also making their apps available to the AT&T Drive platform.