AVG Technologies Enters into New Cooperation with Samsung UK
AMSTERDAM and SAN FRANCISCO, February 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Samsung Customers Will Be Given the Opportunity To Protect Their Devices For Free
AVG Technologies N.V. (NYSE: AVG), the provider of Internet and mobile security to 146 million active users, today announced a new agreement with Samsung UK that will allow UK Samsung smartphone, tablet and camera owners to download AVG AntiVirus PRO for Android™ for free from Samsung Apps.
Under the terms of the agreement, owners of Android-based Samsung devices such as the bestselling Galaxy S® III and Galaxy Camera™ will be able to download and install a full-featured version of AVG AntiVirus PRO for Android™ for free from Samsung Apps. AVG AntiVirus PRO for Android™ is AVG's premium security app that helps protect mobile devices from viruses, malware, spyware and online exploitation in real-time.
"I am delighted that Samsung has chosen to join forces with AVG to give its customers the chance to enjoy greater peace of mind," said JR Smith, CEO of AVG Technologies. "AVG AntiVirus PRO for Android™ combines the very best of AVG's mobile technologies, from safer web browsing, real-time app scanning and privacy controls through to battery and performance tune-ups. It's the perfect match for Samsung's market-leading product line-up and we look forward to helping Samsung owners protect their devices and all the precious memories that they hold."
About AVG AntiVirus PRO for Android™:
Safe Web Surfing:
- Actively checks web addresses in real time with AVG LinkScanner®, to help you make the right decisions online. Directs you to a safe page when visiting a website deemed suspicious.
- App Scanner - scans apps to help ensure that malware will not infect your device. Scans run manually or you can easily set up automatic daily or weekly scans.
- File Scanner - scans for malware, spyware, viruses and lets you remove them with a simple click. Protects your phone while you're using your favorite apps, keeping your contacts, bookmarks, text messages, music and videos safe. Choose between running manual scans or setting up automatic daily or weekly scans.
- App Locker enables you to lock your apps and secure them from being accessed by others using your phone. Only available with AVG AntiVirus PRO!
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About AVG Technologies (NYSE: AVG)
AVG's mission is to simplify, optimize and secure the Internet experience, providing peace of mind to a connected world. AVG's powerful yet easy-to-use software and online services put users in control of their Internet experience. By choosing AVG's software and services, users become part of a trusted global community that benefits from inherent network effects, mutual protection and support. AVG has grown its user base to 146 million active users as of December 31, 2012 and offers a product portfolio that targets the consumer and small business markets and includes Internet security, PC performance optimization, online backup, mobile security, identity protection and family safety software.
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SOURCE AVG Technologies
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