As Cyber ​​Threats Increase, Airtel XStream Fiber Launches “Secure Internet” For Its Customers

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Easy-to-use tool providing real-time malware protection to all connected devices

Blocks unwanted content and websites when kids are online

New Delhi, July 6, 2021: As Indian customers spend more time online for work from home, e-commerce and entertainment, they are becoming increasingly vulnerable to cyber threats. India has seen a 300% increase in cyber attacks in 2020, according to data compiled by CERT-In. About 59% of Indian adults have been victims of cybercrime in the past 12 months, according to Norton Cyber ​​Safety Insights Sixth Annual Report.

Online courses and online learning for children have brought to the fore the need for effective content filtering on the Internet.

To solve these big emerging challenges for its customers, Airtel Xstream Fiber has launched a very relevant online service – “Secure Internet”. It blocks malware (including viruses), high-risk websites and applications in real time; by leveraging Airtel’s Network Security Appliance for all devices connected to Airtel Xstream fiber, via “Wi-Fi”.

“Secure Internet” offers several modes of security for different customer needs, from remote working to online courses. With its Child Safe and Study modes, customers can block websites and applications with unwanted, adult / graphic content not suitable for children, providing much-needed protection against online threats to a particularly vulnerable part of society. .

Shashwat Sharma, Marketing Director, Bharti Airtel mentionned:

At Airtel, we are obsessed with improving and securing digital experiences for our customers through innovation. Children’s work and studies have all been brought in line with the pandemic. With the speed and reliability of broadband, security is now a key requirement for customers. Secure Internet is an easy to activate and very effective solution to make the Internet more secure for our customers

The service is available to all Airtel Xstream Fiber customers, for a monthly subscription of Rs. 99 / -. The subscription comes with a 30-day free trial of the service; item for which it is billed. The service is easily turned on / off through the Airtel Thanks app.

About Airtel

Based in India, Airtel is a global provider of communications solutions with more than 471 million customers in 18 countries in South Asia and Africa. The company ranks among the top three mobile operators in the world and its networks cover more than two billion people. Airtel is the largest provider of integrated communications solutions in India and the second largest mobile operator in Africa. Airtel’s retail portfolio includes 4G / 4.5G mobile broadband, Airtel Xstream Fiber which promises speeds of up to 1 Gbps with convergence between linear and on-demand entertainment, streaming services covering the music and video, digital payments and financial services. For business customers, Airtel offers a range of solutions including secure connectivity, cloud and data center services, cybersecurity, IoT, advertising technology and cloud-based communication. For more details, visit www.airtel.com


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