New O2 Protect: Comprehensive all-round protection for smartphone, tablet and PC

-Multi-device security with O2 Protect Complete: protection for up to five devices across PC, Mac or Android
-High quality mobile security from McAfee available on Android smartphones and tablets with O2 Protect Mobile
-No contract duration, can be terminated at any time
-No charge three-month trial for customers
MUNICH. Telefónica Germany today announced the availability of O2 Protect security products with McAfee® technology, to protect smartphones, tablets, PCs and Macs from the risks of loss of data, theft or viruses. The new security services will be available from November 12 and include the option to subscribe to either O2 Protect Mobile on one Android device for €1.99 a month, or up to five devices across Android, Windows or Mac for €4.99 a month with O2 Protect Complete.
With the typical German household holding four or more connected devices*, it's never been more important to protect the increasingly personal and valuable content held on smartphones, tablets and computers. By selecting one of the new services below, O2 customers can take advantage of McAfee's award-winning security software to protect devices from viruses and malicious applications, as well as find, lock or wipe capabilities for a device should it be lost or stolen.

O2 Protect Mobile: €1.99 per month, one device

O2 Protect Mobile includes a license for any Android smartphone or tablet and costs €1.99 a month. Leveraging McAfee Mobile Security, O2 Protect Mobile customers benefit from 24x7 anti-virus protection and safe web search blocking risky links such as phishing sites. If the phone or tablet is lost or stolen the device can be traced and blocked with personal data deleted remotely if required. Furthermore, device data is regularly backed-up through the application, so that it can be restored on another phone.

O2 Protect Complete: €4.99 per month, up to five devices

O2 Protect Complete provides customers with up to five licenses across a range of devices including tablets, PCs, Macs and smartphones through McAfee Multi-Access** security. O2 Protect Complete is available across Android, Mac and Windows for €4.99 per month ensuring comprehensive protection across a wide range of devices. In addition to the benefits of O2 Protect Mobile, the security package includes internet security for computers, ID protection, parental controls and McAfee's unique password manager, Safe Key, which enables users to securely store usernames and passwords to favourite sites, and enables a simple log-in with just one click.
"As a provider of converged mobile and fixed network products, we want to offer our customers optimum security solutions for their devices - whether they surf the Internet at home or on the road," says Michiel van Eldik, Chief Marketing Officer at Telefónica Germany. "With McAfee we have a strong partner with an established reputation both in the industry and among customers. Together we offer the first mobile and fixed converged security offering in the German market." "With German households on average owning four or more connected devices, it's now more important than ever to provide access to comprehensive security solutions, across multiple devices, at an affordable price," said Nick Viney, VP EMEA, Consumer, Mobile and Small Business at McAfee. "With O2 Protect Complete underpinned by McAfee Multi-Access security, protecting devices from viruses, threats and risky websites is straightforward and cost-effective." All customers can have access to O2 Protect solutions through their existing contract with a no charge three-month trial period on offer. Following the end of the trial, the service payment will be added to the existing mobile phone bill. There is no minimum contract duration and the service can be terminated at any time. More information at: www.o2.de/protect
* McAfee research report conducted in June 2013 with 1,000 German adults ** McAfee Multi-Access provides comprehensive security on up to five Internet-enabled devices, including PCs, Macs, smartphones and tablets. Telefónica Deutschland Holding AG, listed at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange in the Prime Standard, and its wholly-owned, operationally active subsidiary Telefónica Germany GmbH & Co. OHG belong to Telefónica Europe and are part of the Spanish telecommunication group Telefónica S.A. The company offers its German private and business customers post-paid and prepaid mobile telecom products as well as innovative mobile data services based on the GPRS, UMTS and LTE technologies with its product brand O2. In addition, the integrated communications provider also offers DSL fixed network telephony and high-speed Internet. Telefónica Europe has 102 million mobile and fixed network customers in Spain, Great Britain, Ireland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Germany. About McAfee McAfee, a wholly owned subsidiary of Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC), empowers businesses, the public sector, and home users to safely experience the benefits of the Internet. The company delivers proactive and proven security solutions and services for systems, networks, and mobile devices around the world. With its Security Connected strategy, innovative approach to hardware-enhanced security, and unique Global Threat Intelligence network, McAfee is relentlessly focused on keeping its customers safe.