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MTN brings AVG mobile security to South Africa

AVG Technologies N.V. (NYSE: AVG) said that a leading multi-national telecommunications provider, MTN, is providing AVG AntiVirus PRO for Android to MTN subscribers in South Africa.

AVG´s security software app is preloaded on the MTN Steppa, an innovative new entry-level smartphone priced competitively and offering a custom selection of built-in apps.

“It is impossible to ignore the increasing reliance on smartphones in our daily lives and we are always striving to improve the service we offer our customers,” said Mike Fairon GM product and solutions, MTN. “This deal provides a seamless integration of mobile security into the design process, meaning that we are able to deliver a more desirable product to our customers and give them the option to enjoy their devices safely and to the fullest extent from the moment they activate them.”

AVG´s mission is to simplify, optimize and secure the Internet experience, providing peace of mind to a connected world. Its website is at


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