March 11, 2005 10:03 ET

Telewest Global, Inc. Selects Zero-Knowledge Systems to Provide Internet Security Services to its Blueyonder Broadband Customers



MARCH 11, 2005 - 10:03 ET

Telewest Global, Inc. Selects Zero-Knowledge Systems
to Provide Internet Security Services to its
Blueyonder Broadband Customers

LONDON, ENGLAND and MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(CCNMatthews - March 11, 2005) -
Telewest Global, Inc. has today announced a long term agreement with
Zero-Knowledge Systems (ZKS), a leading provider of online security
services to ISPs, to provide comprehensive Internet security tools to
its blueyonder broadband customers.

In a recent survey 74% of blueyonder customers said they were worried
about Internet security and 41% said that they would be happy to pay for
Internet security tools for increased peace of mind.(1)

Eric Tveter, President and Chief Operating Officer of Telewest Global,
Inc. said: "ZKS' products will provide Telewest customers with the most
comprehensive online security service available from any UK ISP. Secure
Internet access for our customers is of vital importance to Telewest and
we believe this new security offering 'will provide significant added
value for our existing subscribers and a strong incentive for other
broadband users to switch to blueyonder."

ZKS' managed security services platform will be known as "blueyonder
PCguard". It will minimise the possibility of virus attacks, intrusion
by hackers and prevent annoying pop up advertisements, providing
customers with a safe and secure online environment when it is launched
later this year. No other UK ISP will provide such a complete security
service to its customers.

blueyonder PCguard will feature:
- State of the art firewall
- Anti-virus software
- Anti-spyware software
- Pop-up blocker
- Parental control services

Hamnett Hill, President and CEO of ZKS, said: "Internet security is a
rapid growth driver for ISPs in the UK market, and a big concern for
subscribers. To deliver the security services customers want while
deploying, supporting and managing them profitably requires a managed
services platform. Telewest knows this, and has made a smart choice for
its bottom line and its subscribers by selecting ZKS for blueyonder
PCguard. Telewest can deliver security to subscribers today and then add
a wide range of cost effective new services that offer subscribers a
better Internet experience."

About Telewest

Telewest Global, Inc., the broadband communications and media group,
currently passes and markets to 4.7 million homes and provides
multi-channel television, telephone and internet services to 1.76
million residential customers. For further information go to

About ZKS

ZKS is a leading provider of Internet services solutions for ISPs,
broadband providers, telcos, and MSOs. The ZKS managed services
platform is helping industry-leading ISPs generate new revenue and
significantly lower operational costs associated with supporting and
bringing new Internet services to market. ZKS is headquartered in
Montreal, Canada, with offices in North America and Europe. For more
information, visit www.zeroknowledge.com/.

(1) Telewest survey details


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