Published on March 5th, 2015 | by admin
AVG Surpasses 200 Million Users Worldwide
Major milestone driven by rapid growth in mobile
AVG® Technologies N.V. (NYSE: AVG), the online security company™ announced today that it has passed the significant milestone of 200 million active users worldwide including over 100 million on mobile. Over 50 million new customers have joined the AVG family over the last 18 months alone, using one or more of AVG’s consumer and business products for mobile and desktop platforms, including Android, iOS, Windows and Apple Mac. “This is a very significant milestone for AVG and one that not many companies ever achieve. Not only have we reached the 200 million user mark, but more than half of these users are mobile customers.
This highlights the successful evolution our company has made from a PC heritage to a strong mobile future,” said Gary Kovacs, Chief Executive Officer, AVG Technologies. “The last 18 months have been the fastest period of growth in the company’s history and we expect this rate to continue going forward. This also gives us an important and growing base of customers in over 200 countries who trust AVG with their digital safety, and to whom we can offer over time our enhanced services to increase the value and protection we provide.” Kovacs continued, “At AVG, we believe that everyone in the world has the inalienable right to security and privacy online. We are committed to enabling the next three billion people coming on line to explore the Internet with peace of mind and security.”