AVG Technologies Enters into New Cooperation with Samsung UK
AMSTERDAM and SAN FRANCISCO, February 26, 2013
AMSTERDAM and SAN FRANCISCO, February 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Samsung Customers Will Be Given the Opportunity To Protect Their Devices For
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
*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
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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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Contact: Contacts: US Ty Sheppard, Finn Partners for AVG, firstname.lastname@example.org,
+1(415)249-6775. UK Amy Bunn, Waggener Edstrom for AVG,
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