LIME observes Safer Internet Day
February 8, 2013
LIME observes Safer Internet Day

Telecommunications Company LIME observed Safer Internet Day (SID) on Tuesday to bring attention to the issues related to using the Internet and safety for children and young people while online.{{more}}

A release from LIME said SID is organised each year to promote responsible use of online technologies and mobile phones, especially among children and young people across the world.

The company said observing SID is another “Glocal” initiative where a global initiative, is leveraged in the local communities of St Vincent and the Grenadines.

“We are quickly becoming enveloped in a technology revolution that pays no homage to age or sex. This is great for the development of our people, but can have an unwelcomed effect on our youths, if left without proper guidance and supervision,” states Nikala Williams, marketing lead at LIME.

LIME has partnered with F-Secure – a global leader in providing Internet security – to provide its customers with a Security Suite package. This service includes, but is not limited to, features such as limitations on the number of hours children can browse and which sites they can visit, along with anti-virus protection (Parental Control).

The company explained that this Security Suite also offers online protection and virtual secure back-up, complete protection against viruses and spyware to prevent hacker attacks. Also available is an easy-to-use, fully automated, secure and unlimited Internet based online back-up and restore solution to protect one’s data from accidental deletion or hardware failure.

“LIME Security Suite offers its High Speed Internet customers the ability to protect their children, business and themselves from unwanted attacks or mishaps, while they enjoy the wonderful opportunities on the World Wide Web for one low price,” concluded Williams.