The new services will be available to U.S. residential and small business customers.
Cablevision Systems (NYSE:CVC) has announced enhancements to the free online security services the company offers its Optimum Online home and small business customer. The Internet Security Suite Plus 2008 from CA (NYSE:CA) can be downloaded via the Optimum consumer Web site.
The security software package includes anti-virus, anti-spyware, personal firewall, anti-spam, anti-phishing and parental controls, as well as data backup and transfer capabilities. Users requesting the software will receive e-mail instructions on how to download and install it, as well as the license key to activate it and relevant upgrades as they become available.
"The addition of this enhanced Internet security suite from CA is yet another value-added benefit for Cablevision customers that demonstrates our ongoing commitment to customer satisfaction and providing the best possible high-speed Internet experience," John Trierweiler, Cablevision's senior vice president of product management, said in a statement.
"There are expected to be between 21 million and 24 million VoIP users by the end of 2008 in the United States alone," TelExtreme president, Timothy Langston, said in a statement. "By the end of 2010, that number could be 30 million or more."