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Re: Avast Omni is here!
« Reply #30 on: February 14, 2020, 04:54:21 PM »
So Avast Omni is now available at a Bargain Price.
https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=93544.msg1535926#msg1535926

I don't think that is such a bargain (even if I was in a position to get it).   I guess I'm not in avasts demographic as a potential customer.

The Avast web site (Omni page), certainly doesn't make it clear exactly what it does and how it does it and it is likely to be short lived bargain come renewal time.   Even at the bargain price you really would have to have lots of devices and users to protect to make it worth while.

Whilst spying on your kids might be helpful for some (given the current climate, possibly not).
There's only Alice and I at home but there are lots of toys that are no being watched to make sure they behave. :)
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Re: Avast Omni is here!
« Reply #31 on: February 28, 2020, 08:19:03 PM »
does the Omni have a gig ethernet port?

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Re: Avast Omni is here!
« Reply #32 on: March 07, 2020, 02:16:40 PM »
Hello,

I am interested in Avast Omni but finding a lack of info on how it actually works.  Some questions please:

1) I am in the UK... is it available here or when is it expected?
2) How does the Omni hardware work?  Do my devices connect to the Avast router then onto my own router and then the internet?  Or do my devices connect to my router then the omni then the internet?
3) I don't use wifi.  So will my ethernet devices be able to connect to the Avast router?
4) What sort of hardware ports does the Avast router have?  What are the speed of any ethernet ports?
5) Can I run a VPN through the Avast router or does the Avast router work like an encrypted VPN connection?

I look forward to the information.

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Re: Avast Omni is here!
« Reply #33 on: March 07, 2020, 02:45:09 PM »
Currently only available in the US.
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Re: Avast Omni is here!
« Reply #34 on: March 20, 2020, 03:16:00 PM »
Our subscription has renewed recently.  If we purchase Omni, how does that affect what we already have?

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Re: Avast Omni is here!
« Reply #35 on: March 23, 2020, 04:20:55 PM »
Hi Karen, I'm glad that you are interested in Avast Omni. After purchasing, we are able to merge your licenses and extend the expiration. You can contact us at  - support.avast.com, or let me know here. Thanks

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Re: Avast Omni is here!
« Reply #36 on: March 28, 2020, 09:15:02 PM »
I am very interested in the Omni product. I have had problems getting info and I hope you can help. I am in the USA. I have had Avast free for years. I got an upgrade offer on the Avast screen showing Omni for $49.99. I downloaded the router compatibility test, installed the software and after confirming that my router worked, attempted to order the Omni device. Suddenly the order price was $99.99? I attempted to call customer support at 2 different numbers and alas, no one knew anything about Omni. They submitted a request to the Omni support dept and I received an email a week later which was not at all about my questions.

Is the Omni out of beta testing?, is the 49.99 offer valid, and what is the ongoing Omni annual subscription rate $99, or $119 for the Ultimate multi user, or something different? Also I am surprised that there is so little info on the web, no reviews, discussions etc.

I am ready to order if I can clarify these details, and I welcome all responses.

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Re: Avast Omni is here!
« Reply #37 on: March 30, 2020, 06:48:31 PM »
Hi newtone, sorry for the inconvenience caused. Omni is out of beta testing, the actual price always depends on running campaign, etc. I don't wanna make any statement about the annual subscription rate, because we do not know exactly how much it will be. Thanks