"In addition to giving our Optimum Online customers the ability to go really fast on the Internet, we want to make sure they have the tools at their disposal to go safe as well," said John Trierweiler, Cablevision's senior vice president of product management.
Optimum Online customers interested in obtaining the free software can find it at the security section of http://www.optimum.net/, the Optimum Online consumer Web portal.
Cablevision's New York-based Optimum Online broadband Internet service has announced that it has released a suite of online security tools that are available for free for its customers.
A spokesperson for Optimum Online said that security was always its primary focus which is why it has decided to provide these tools free of charge to its customers.
Services such as HDTV (MSG Network, another Cablevision property, recently began broadcasting Ranger hockey games in 1080i), digital set-top boxes and high-speed modems (Optimum Online
, another Cablevision business, provides high-speed Internet access via cable modems to New York and Connecticut customers) offer the retailer a variety of cross-merchandising capabilities.
In June, the company began providing content for Optimum Online
, CableVision's broadband arm, which is beaming "KnitTV" into 5,000 homes on Long Island.
Also, as a part of the new agreement, Cablevision is the first cable or satellite provider to announce plans to distribute CBS All Access and SHOWTIME Internet services to its Optimum Online
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The company's advanced service offerings include its iO: Interactive Optimum digital television, Optimum Online
high-speed Internet, Optimum Voice digital voice-over-cable, and its Lightpath integrated business communications services.
Local Internet service providers received the highest grade for dial-up Internet access, Optimum Online
for broadband access.
A 24-year veteran of the company having worked with its senior executive team on long-term strategy, Dolan will lead all aspects of the Cablevision's cable operations as COO, including responsibility for the entire Optimum customer experience from network management, product development, marketing, customer and field service for its residential and commercial Optimum TV digital cable, Optimum Online
high-speed Internet and Optimum voice products.
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