No, Frontpoint does not require a long-term contract for new customers.
The “Frontpoint Terms and Conditions” language found in the fine print refers to the monthly alarm monitoring service that protects your family in case of an emergency. Depending on what monitoring plan you choose the Terms and Conditions will show your monthly monitoring plan cost and the term of your agreement – which is for how long you will receive professional monitoring services. Language from the agreement is pasted below for your quick reference.
"This Agreement shall continue for an initial period from the date of execution through 1 month(s) from the first day of the first month in which you are billed the Monthly Charges (“Initial Term”). Following the Initial Term, this shall automatically renew on a month-to-month basis..."