Celcom and NQ Mobile(TM) Partner to Offer Smartphone Families Protection,
Connection and Peace of Mind
Malaysia's #1 mobile provider offers subscribers NQ Family Guardian(TM), a
robust mobile toolset that helps families communicate safely
BEIJING and DALLAS, Nov. 1, 2012
BEIJING and DALLAS, Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- NQ Mobile™ (NYSE: NQ), a
leading global provider of mobile Internet services focusing on security,
privacy and productivity, and Celcom Axiata Berhad, the first and foremost
mobile telecommunications provider in Malaysia, today announced that they will
bring the 12 million Celcom subscribers easy access to the most comprehensive
parental controls and management toolset available today.
The agreement will promote the adoption of NQ Mobile's NQ Family Guardian
solution, a complete parental controls suite for child safety and monitoring
that uniquely offers a needed balance between protection and connection.
Celcom will promote NQ Mobile's Family Guardian to new Celcom subscribers
purchasing smartphones for their families and to Celcom's existing smartphone
subscribers through direct marketing, monthly SMS campaigns, retail messaging,
website banners, and other targeted promotions. To facilitate the purchase of
NQ Mobile applications, Celcom will also offer carrier billing support.
NQ Family Guardian comprises a mobile app for Android devices that is
downloaded and installed on the child's smartphone along with a web-based
control center that is accessible from any desktop or mobile browser. The
product uniquely enables parents to:
oBrowser Blocker: Safeguard your children by blocking inappropriate
oContact Filter: Help your kids fight spam text and harassing calls by
adding numbers to their block lists
oGeo-Fences: Set up a safe zone to for your children and get notified when
they're outside of this safe zone
oMonitors: Keep track of your children's locations, messages, calls,
browsing histories, app downloads, and photos
oSchedules: Control your children's mobile phone use by setting up times
when they can unlock their phones to make calls, browse the Internet,
text, and more
oApp Filter: Make smart choices about which apps your children can download
oCheck-in: Get check-in messages when your children arrive safely at their
destinations. You can also track their location if they forget to check in
oPanic Alarm: If you kids are in trouble, they can send an alert message to
your phone with their exact location
"NQ Mobile developed NQ Family Guardian with the needs of both kids and their
parents in mind. As these devices become must-have items, it is our goal to
make sure everyone remains protected and connected," said Omar Khan, NQ Mobile
Co-Chief Executive Officer. "In taking an active role in educating consumers
about ways they can have positive mobile experience, Celcom is establishing
its service leadership, assuring its customers have access to the tools that
will keep them and their families safe and happy."
About NQ Mobile
NQ Mobile Inc. (NYSE: NQ) is a leading global provider of mobile Internet
services focusing on security, privacy and productivity. The company was one
of the first to recognize the growing security threats targeting smartphone
users and is now a leading provider of Freemium subscription services with
approximately 200 million registered user accounts in over 150 countries. NQ
Mobile's proprietary, cloud-based security solution has been recognized by
third-party testing facilities around the world as the most effective solution
for detecting and combating mobile threats. NQ Mobile was bestowed the 2011
Technology Pioneer Award by the World Economic Forum for its technology
leadership and innovation in mobile security. To facilitate global expansion,
NQ Mobile headquarters are co-located in Beijing, China and Dallas, TX, USA.
For more information on NQ Mobile, please visit www.nq.com.
MWWGroup for NQ Mobile
SOURCE NQ Mobile Inc.
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