We believe BSG will be a valuable partner in helping us reach and interface with our customers in new and powerful ways.
San Antonio, TX (Vocus) October 11, 2010
Billing Services Group Limited (BSG), a leader in innovative payment solutions, and AVG, a leading global developer of anti-virus software products, today announced the formation of a strategic partnership.
The companies say the partnership will pave the way for the development of several new products and services to be offered jointly to their mutual customers.
“AVG is a powerhouse in the software industry,” said Greg Carter, CEO of BSG. “Tapping into their existing foothold in the e-commerce marketplace and, in return, providing them with access to more than 100 million shoppers in the BSG network, will allow both companies new opportunities to exponentially grow our businesses online.”
“In the highly competitive software industry, we believe it is imperative to stay ahead of the pack,” said J.R. Smith, CEO of AVG. “We believe BSG will be a valuable partner in helping us reach and interface with our customers in new and powerful ways.”
Details about the companies’ upcoming strategic initiatives are expected to be released in the near future.
Billing Services Group Limited is headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, USA and traded on the London Stock Exchange (AIM: BILL). For over 20 years, BSG has been a leading provider of clearing, settlement, payment and financial risk management solutions for the telecommunications industry, merchants and online stores. For more information on BSG, visit http://www.bsgclearing.com.
About AVG Technologies
AVG is a global security software maker protecting more than 110 million consumers and small businesses in 170 countries from the ever-growing incidence of Web threats, viruses, spam, cyber-scams and hackers on the Internet. AVG has nearly two decades of experience in combating cyber crime and one of the most advanced laboratories for detecting, pre-empting and combating Web-borne threats from around the world. Its free, downloadable software allows novice users to have basic anti-virus protection and then easily upgrade to greater levels of safety and defense when they are ready. AVG has nearly 6,000 resellers, partners and distributors globally including Amazon.com, CNET, Cisco, Ingram Micro, Play.com, Wal-Mart, and Yahoo! For more information, visit http://www.avg.com.