AVG Signs New Search Provider Agreement with Czech Republic's Seznam.cz
AMSTERDAM & SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AVG Technologies N.V. (NYS: AVG) , the provider of Internet and mobile security to 143 million active users, today announced a new search provider agreement with Seznam.cz, the most visited Web portal in the Czech Republic. The partnership with Seznam.cz further reinforces AVG's status as the premier enabler of a secure search experience and serves as validation for the AVG Secure Search product.
"AVG is thrilled to align with a local, trusted brand like Seznam.cz on powering a safe and secure search experience on the Web for consumers in the Czech Republic," said J.R. Smith, Chief Executive Officer of AVG. "We're bringing together a powerhouse with Seznam.cz's high-quality search results and AVG's added security to ensure consumers' peace of mind when it comes to accessing the Internet."
AVG Secure Search powered by Seznam.cz incorporates search verdicts, alerting users to dangerous websites. Infected sites are marked so that consumers immediately know which sites to avoid.
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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 143 million active users as of September 30, 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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