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Bharti Airtel Partners Avast, Symantec to Boost Endpoint Security Offering

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Bharti Airtel, India’s largest telecommunications services provider, has partnered with Avast and Symantec to boast its endpoint security offerings to mobile and enterprise customers. 

Under the partnership with Avast, Airtel will provide Avast Mobile Security and Avast Cleanup (a performance optimization application) as part of the Aircel Protect Suite to offer mobile and data security solutions to its 85 million mobile customers.

In August, Airtel also announced a strategic partnership with Symantec to serve the growing cyber security requirements of businesses in India, providing protection and prevention of online threats in an increasingly digitally connected world. Airtel will be the exclusive Cyber Security Services partner for Symantec in India, and will distribute Symantec’s enterprise security software.

Anupam Vasudev, CMO, Airtel
Our customers face a wide variety of mobile threats, which are only increasing. As a responsible digital telecom player, we recognize our customers’ seeded apprehensions and consider mobile device and data protection a key business priority. . 

Gagan Singh, SVP and GM, Avast Mobile 
This is Avast's first mobile carrier partnership in the Indian market, and it will unlock opportunities to expand our mobile security offering to more global carriers with additional features to protect families.

Ray is a news editor at The Fast Mode, bringing with him more than 10 years of experience in the wireless industry.

Ray can be reached at ray.sharma(at)thefastmode.com.

 

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