SOURCE: F-Secure

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February 02, 2011 12:11 ET

Frontier Communications and F-Secure Partner to Make Life Easier, Safer and More Secure for PC and Mac Users

Any High-Speed Internet User Can and Will Benefit From F-Secure's Trusted Online Security Services

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - February 2, 2011) - F-Secure and Frontier Communications (NYSE: FTR) today announced a partnership focused on providing broadband users Internet security, online backup, and content sharing services for PCs and Macs. F-Secure's products complement and enhance Frontier's Peace of Mind, a blue-ribbon suite of support services committed to making today's digital technology easy and accessible for consumers and small businesses.

Frontier's Peace of Mind suite, currently available to Frontier's more than 4 million business and residential customers, offers premium technical support staffed 24x7 by live, 100 percent U.S.-based tech teams. Frontier's highly-trained technology professionals are dedicated to keeping home and business computers anywhere in the U.S. running smoothly via PC tune-ups, expert connection of new devices, managing privacy and performance settings and troubleshooting. All services are designed to boost performance and security and to improve the safety and integrity of the online experience. Frontier chose F-Secure because its services and vision are aligned: Together, Frontier and F-Secure will offer unprecedented simplicity and support solutions that make "Peace of Mind" a reality for everyone who surfs the web, checks email, shares photos and videos, accesses content from any number of mobile devices and backs up invaluable digital content.

"F-Secure's easy-to-use security suite and depth of experience made it an obvious choice for us," said Sally Hudson, Assistant Vice President of Peace of Mind Services for Frontier Communications. "The strength and innovation of its offerings enhances our Peace of Mind offer throughout the United States."

"Frontier delivers a superior level of support and an easy customer experience with its Peace of Mind services, and we are committed to accelerating its sales in 2011 and beyond," said Samu Konttinen, Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing for F-Secure. "Our goal is to provide consumers with unsurpassed security and customer service; that goal matches Frontier's objectives, making this an ideal partnership."

"Collaborating with an organization of Frontier's caliber significantly strengthens F-Secure's position in the North American market," said Curtis Cresta, Vice President and General Manager of North American Operations. "We are proud to provide users access to F-Secure's award-winning product line and services and are confident this relationship will flourish."

About Frontier Communications
Frontier Communications Corporation (NYSE: FTR) is a Fortune 500 company and a member of the S&P 500 Index. It offers voice, High-Speed Internet, satellite video, wireless Internet data access, data security solutions, bundled offerings, specialized bundles for small businesses and home offices, and advanced business communications for medium and large businesses in 27 states. The company has approximately 14,600 employees, all based in the United States. More information is available at and | |

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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