San Jose, Calif. – February 2, 2011 – F-Secure and Frontier Communications (NYSE: FTR) today announced a partnership focused on providing broadband users Internet security, online backup, and content sharing services for PCs and Macs. F-Secure’s products complement and enhance Frontier’s Peace of Mind, a blue-ribbon suite of support services committed to making today’s digital technology easy and accessible for consumers and small businesses.
Frontier’s Peace of Mind suite, currently available to Frontier’s more than 4 million business and residential customers, offers premium technical support staffed 24×7 by live, 100 percent U.S.-basedtech teams. Frontier’s highly-trained technology professionals are dedicated to keeping home and business computers anywhere in the U.S. running smoothly via PC tune-ups, expert connection of new devices, managing privacy and performance settings and troubleshooting. All services are designed to boost performance and security and to improve the safety and integrity of the online experience. Frontier chose F-Secure because its services and vision are aligned: Together, Frontier and F-Secure will offer unprecedented simplicity and support solutions that make “Peace of Mind” a reality for everyone who surfs the web, checks email, shares photos and videos, accesses content from any number of mobile devices and backs up invaluable digital content.
“F-Secure’s easy-to-use security suite and depth of experience made it an obvious choice for us,” said Sally Hudson, Assistant Vice President of Peace of Mind Services for Frontier Communications. “The strength and innovation of its offerings enhances our Peace of Mind offer throughout the United States.”
“Frontier delivers a superior level of support and an easy customer experience with its Peace of Mind services, and we are committed to accelerating its sales in 2011 and beyond,” saidSamu Konttinen, Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing for F-Secure. “Our goal is to provide consumers with unsurpassed security and customer service; that goal matches Frontier’s objectives, making this an ideal partnership.”
“Collaborating with an organization of Frontier’s caliber significantly strengthens F-Secure’s position in the North American market,” said Curtis Cresta, Vice President and General Manager of North American Operations. “We are proud to provide users access to F-Secure’s award-winning product line and services and are confident this relationship will flourish.”