PC Protection Antivirus Package offered by MTNL and Airtel Broadband

Does your Broadband service provider Airtel, MTNL, BSNL protect your PC or Laptop from  internetJust now I received an email from MTNL Triband my broadband service provider in Mumbai, offering me six months free trial of PC protection package. In order to grab a big pie, now ISPs are also offering value added services along with core product. This inspired me to write this post summarizing PC Protection services being offered by various ISPs.

PC Protection Antivirus Package offered by MTNL and Airtel

Most of the ISPs have collaborated with leading IT security solution providers like F-Secure to provide bundled PC Security and antivirus services to its broadband customers. PC Protection package mainly includes features like automatic updates of virus definitions, parental control, firewall, anti spyware and spam control. Parental control enables blocking of undesired content for your kids and you can also view log websites visited by them. You can also set the access time for your children so that they can access it while you are in office.

Airtel PC Secure antivirus package

Airtel offers PC security antivirus package powered by F-Secure. A Premium pack customer can use all these features at Rs 125 per month.

Airtel PC Secure Basic Pack Advanced Pack Premium Pack
Antivirus Yes Yes Yes
Anti spyware Yes Yes Yes
Firewall No Yes Yes
Parental control No No Yes
Spam control No No Yes
Monthly cost (Rs) 85 100 125
Annual cost (Rs) 750 850 999

More information on Airtel PC Secure antivirus package

MTNL PC Secure antivirus package

MTNL also offers its PC Secure antivirus package in association with F-Secure in Mumbai and Delhi circles. They offer following two plans.

MTNL PC Secure MTNL PC Protection MTNL PC Protection Plus
Antivirus Yes Yes
Anti spyware Yes Yes
Firewall Yes Yes
Parental control No Yes
Spam control No Yes
Monthly cost (Rs) 60 99
Annual cost (Rs) 648 1070

Currently, MTNL is offering six months free PC Protection package for customers subscribing it in the current month of August, so make hurry!!!.

More information on MTNL PC Secure antivirus package

However, I failed to find any such value added service from BSNL DataOne for its Broadband customers. Its surprising, please correct me if they are providing it. So next time you choose your ISP, just check if it provides you enough value added services. In my next post I will comprehensively cover all Value Added services being provided by ISPs.

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