Press Release

Kaspersky Lab Partners with FreedomPop to Provide Anti Virus Security Protection for Users

FreedomPop Security Now Powered by Leading Internet Security Company

Woburn, MA – July 31, 2013 - Kaspersky Lab today announced a partnership with FreedomPop, America's new free wireless Internet company. Kaspersky Lab is now the only internet security company to partner with FreedomPop to provide security protection to its user base. For the first time ever, FreedomPop users have access to Kaspersky Lab’s full line of security software solutions, through FreedomPop Security powered by Kaspersky Lab.

Today, consumers are all increasingly carrying multiple digital devices that require protection from cyber criminals. As a result, Kaspersky Lab products focus on protecting the user no matter what tool they use to get online. With this partnership, FreedomPop will have the ability to offer users security protection for multiple devices. With just one license, FreedomPop users can conveniently secure any combination of PCs, Macs, Android smartphones and Android tablets, without having to purchase multiple products.

Quotes:
Justin Priestley, SVP, consumer sales
Kaspersky Lab, North America
“Partnering with FreedomPop allows its users to have easy access to our comprehensive internet security products. Kaspersky Lab’s solutions include award-winning technologies like Safe Money, Password Manager and Parental Controls, making this partnership the ideal package for consumers who want the ability to customize their internet security. Consumers who use FreedomPop now will know they have the ultimate internet security protection for their personal devices.”

Stephen Stokols, CEO
FreedomPop
“This partnership supports our mission to deliver free wireless internet as well as provides the best security protection to our users. Kaspersky Lab is a leader in the security industry and will help us offer our users the best quality products and services. The bottom line is that we will continue to offer free internet and we want our customers to be safe while doing it, no matter what device they’re on.”

 

About Kaspersky Lab
Kaspersky Lab is the world’s largest privately held vendor of endpoint protection solutions. The company is ranked among the world’s top four vendors of security solutions for endpoint users*. Throughout its more than 15-year history Kaspersky Lab has remained an innovator in IT security and provides effective digital security solutions for large enterprises, SMBs and consumers.

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About FreedomPop
FreedomPop provides disruptive mobile services so that no one is left off the "connected grid." Founded in 2011, FreedomPop is rewriting the rules of the American telecoms industry and is backed by Mangrove Capital, DCM and Skype Founder Niklas Zennstom's Atomico. The company offers a suite of devices, services, and innovative social sharing and incentive benefits for mobile and home broadband internet access, providing consumers access to free high-speed Internet nationwide. Visit www.FreedomPop.com for more information.

FreedomPop is on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/FreedomPop and Twitter http:twitter.com/freedompop4G.  


Media Contact

Sarah Bergeron
781.503.2615
sarah.bergeron@kaspersky.com

 

Media Inquiries for FreedomPop:
Paul Brady
Consort Partners PR
freedompop@consortpartners.com

* The company was rated fourth in the IDC rating Worldwide Endpoint Security Revenue by Vendor, 2011. The rating was published in the IDC report "Worldwide Endpoint Security 2012–2016 Forecast and 2011 Vendor Shares (IDC #235930, July 2012). The report ranked software vendors according to earnings from sales of endpoint security solutions in 2011.