Phones 4u to Offer NQ Mobile Security™ in Over 600 Retail Locations across the
Collaboration to provide UK retail customers with award-winning solution for
security and privacy protection
BEIJING and DALLAS, Nov. 12, 2012
BEIJING and DALLAS, Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --NQ Mobile™ (NYSE: NQ) a
leading global provider of mobile Internet services focusing on security,
privacy and productivity, today announced that UK retailer Phones 4u will
offer NQ Mobile Security at retail locations across the UK. In-store
availability should begin in December 2012. Phones 4u operates over 600 retail
locations in the UK.
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"Retailers such as Phones 4u are essential collaborators in our efforts to
expand globally and protect mobile users across the world," said Omar Khan,
Co-Chief Executive Officer, NQ Mobile. "As smart device usage becomes
ubiquitous, it is vital to educate customers about mobile security and privacy
issues. Phones 4u is taking on an active role in protecting their customers'
sensitive mobile information by offering NQ Mobile Security in its retail
locations, offering exemplary mobile protection to consumers throughout the
NQ Mobile's flagship application, Mobile Security detects and deletes viruses,
malicious URLs, and other threats. NQ Mobile Security has been proven by
independent security lab tests, like West Coast Labs Comparative Test, to
outperform all competitive mobile security platforms. NQ Mobile Security was
also a top performer in effectiveness, with a 99 percent malware detection
rate, in research conducted by AV-TEST Institute, a leading international and
independent service provider in the fields of IT security and anti-virus
"The NQ Mobile products are a welcome addition to the security solutions out
there," said Scott Hooton, Chief Commercial Officer, Phones 4u. "By working
with NQ Mobile to offer our customers mobile security products that include
anti-virus, anti-theft and loss, privacy protection, we're able to offer our
customers increased peace of mind when it comes to mobile phone safety."
NQ Mobile Security Features:
oAward-Winning Mobile Security: Fights malware, spyware, phishing, viruses,
hacking, and more.
oPrivacy Protection: Protects the data stored on your phone, ensuring that
your social networking, email, and financial accounts can't be hacked and
your personal calls can't be recorded.
oAnti-Theft/Anti-Loss: Remotely locates, locks, or deletes information
from a lost or stolen mobile device, and sounds an alarm to help you
oBackup and Restore: Safely and seamlessly stores your contacts so you can
easily access them from any Web browser.
oSystem Optimization: Provides control over running apps and power
oTraffic Monitoring: Provides real-time updates on data usage and caps on
maximum data usage.
NQ Mobile Security is also available on the Google Play store along with NQ
Family Guardian™ and NQ Mobile Vault™ for Android.
About Phones 4u
Founded in 1996, Phones 4u focuses on a youthful, fashionable and
technologically passionate customer demographic who have a high appetite for
the latest technology. It is a preferred launch partner of global mobile
manufacturers and is home of the latest and greatest mobile phones in the UK,
selling all major networks and handset brands. Phones 4u was also the official
UK retail partner for the Samsung Mobile PIN pop-up experiences opening across
London in the summer of 2012, and Samsung's exclusive retail partner for its
Samsung experience Zone. For more information, please visit
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.
SOURCE NQ Mobile Inc.
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