- Cybersecurity company Avast on Thursday partnered with Wind Tre to provide parental control apps to families in Italy.

'Our partnership with Wind Tre is the latest example of how we work with carriers to help them provide valuable offerings to subscribers - in this case, families in particular,' said Gagan Singh, SVP and Chief Product Officer of Consumer at Avast.

'Mobile devices are a great way for children to learn and be entertained but as they provide the door to the digital world, this can give rise to online and real-world risks. Children can be exposed to unsuitable content, visit inappropriate sites or spend too much time online on their devices.'

'Avast and Wind Tre collaborated to develop features that address the key usage and concerns of their customers, so parents can use the application to manage their children's access to the internet, ensuring they are accessing appropriate content at appropriate times. Additionally, the ability to check their child's location through saved safe places, such as school and the homes of family or friends, at any time gives parents peace of mind.'

At 8:43am: [LON:AVST] Avast Plc share price was -3.25p at 256.3p

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