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Fastweb Chooses F-Secure to Provide Tomorrow's Security and Backup Services Today

Fastweb teams with F-Secure to protect the irreplaceable content of its customers.

Helsinki, Finland – February 2, 2011: Fastweb, a leading telecommunications company in Italy, has selected F-Secure to provide its 1.7 million customers with Internet Security and Online Backup. Fastweb’s business and residential customers can select either the Online Backup Service, or the Protection Service combined with Online Backup.

The explosion of user-generated content, fueled by camera phones and social media sites like Facebook and Twitter, has created the need for innovative services to protect and store the increasing volumes of personal content. F-Secure makes it easy for operators to offer security and storage services in one seamless solution. This breakthrough offer will enable Fastweb’s users to protect, backup, manage and share their digital content easily and conveniently.

Marcello Milani, Head of Marketing Wireline at Fastweb says, “F-Secure’s proven ability to provide operators with both industry-leading protection and backup services won us over. Together we’ll offer Fastweb customers the ability to protect their irreplaceable content today so it will be there forever tomorrow.”

Samu Konttinen, Executive Vice President Sales and Marketing at F-Secure, says, “Personal storage and protection services have become an integral part of a consumer’s digital life in terms of securing and backing up priceless content. Thus, we are thrilled to be working with this major telecommunications service provider. Our innovative value-added services are a perfect fit for Fastweb’s cutting-edge approach.”

Viruses, spyware and hackers threaten precious pictures, music and confidential files, and can cost Internet users time and money. Combining award-winning security with automatic backups, F-Secure gives users total protection and peace of mind. F-Secure is the global leader in providing security and backup as a service through operators, with more than 200 partners worldwide.


FASTWEB, with 1.7 million customers, is one of the main telecommunications providers in Italy. Currently FASTWEB operates in more than 150 Italian cities with a network of more than 31,000 km. FASTWEB uses a unique technological model combining the extensive use of the Internet Protocol (IP) for voice, data and video transmission both via optical fiber and xDSL technology. The company provides customers with a wide range of integrated services (voice – fixed and mobile, data and video) on a single wire. FASTWEB also offers advanced competitive services to all business segments – Public authorities, large companies, small and medium enterprises, professionals, sohos, universities and research institutes. Listed on the Milan Stock Exchange since March 2000, FASTWEB is now controlled by Swisscom which owns an 94,8% stake in the Company. www.company.fastweb.it


F-Secure – Protecting the irreplaceable

While you concentrate on what is important to you, we make sure you are protected and safe online whether you are using a computer or a smartphone. We also backup and enable you to share your important files. Our services are available through over 200 operators around the world and trusted in millions of homes and businesses. Founded in 1988, F-Secure is listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd.

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