AVG Technologies has announced that its next free and paid-for internet security products, AVG 9.0, will be available this month.

"Significant enhancements" in speed see a 50% faster boast, while levels of protection, ease of use and end user experience are all said to be improved.

"AVG 9.0 will provide home computer users with a more powerful and more streamlined solution that adds protection without impacting user experience, taking us back to our core strength of low impact, high performance security", said J.R. Smith, the CEO of AVG.

The complete AVG 9.0 paid family of products is available now, priced from £39.99 for a year. AVG Free 9.0 will be available mid-October.