Primus claims secure broadband first

Thursday, 9 September 2004, 10:08 AM EST

Australia’s fourth largest ISP, Primus Telecom, has launched a secure DSL service in the hope of boosting its credibility as a tier-one carrier. The new service will see the ISP partner with Trend Micro and Check Point to create what it claims is the country’s first broadband service with built-in security.

Initially, the vendor will offer a base service equipped with a firewall only, followed by a professional service with additional antivirus and anti-spam filter options.

Primus Telecom corporate product manager, Anthony Reid, said the need to differentiate prompted the new service.

By Tim Lohman at PC World.

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