I-Mobile and NQ Mobile(TM) Collaborate to Offer Southeast Asian Mobile
Subscribers Privacy, Security and Peace of Mind
A leading Thailand mobile handset provider protects customers' safety with
award-winning safety and security app, NQ Mobile Security™
DALLAS and BEIJING, Jan. 7, 2013
DALLAS and BEIJING, Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --NQ Mobile (NYSE: NQ), a
leading global provider of mobile Internet services, and I-Mobile Corporation,
a leading mobile handset provider in Thailand and Southeast Asia, today
announced an agreement to bring consumers easy access to one the most powerful
mobile security and safety apps on the market to help ensure safe mobile
experiences for its users.
I-Mobile will pre-install NQ Mobile Security on its Android mobile devices
beginning this month.
"Mobile handset providers like I-Mobile are indispensable partners in our
efforts to expand globally and protect mobile users across the world, namely
as we increase our presence in Southeast Asian markets," said Omar Khan,
Co-CEO, NQ Mobile. "It's imperative that consumers in Southeast Asia become
educated about growing mobile malware threats and learn how to protect their
mobile devices. By offering NQ Mobile Security as a pre-installation on its
smart devices, I-Mobile is providing its customers with tools that will help
ensure the safety and security of their valuable mobile data."
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
NQ Mobile Security Features:
oAward-Winning Mobile Security: Fights malware, spyware, phishing, viruses,
hacking, and more.
oPrivacy Protection: Protects the data stored on the phone, protecting that
social networking, email, and financial accounts from being hacked and
personal calls from being recorded.
oAnti-Theft/Anti-Loss: Remotely locates, locks, or deletes information from
a lost or stolen mobile device, and sounds an alarm to help find it.
oBackup and Restore: Safely and seamlessly stores contacts for easy access
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.
"As one of the leading mobile handset providers in Thailand and Southeast
Asia, I-Mobile is committed to providing our customers with the finest
customer service in the industry," said Mr.Ditaphon Chantraurai, AVP-Product
Director, Product Marketing, I-Mobile Corporation. "We share NQ Mobile's
belief that the best mobile experience is a safe mobile experience. We are
delighted to be able to offer our customers the best mobile protection on the
market with NQ Mobile Security, which will undeniably enhance our service
offerings to our customers in Thailand and across Southeast Asia."
The NQ Mobile Security app is also available on the Google Play store along
with NQ Family Guardian™ and NQ Mobile Vault™ for Android.
Established in 1995 and ranked as one of the leading telecommunication
companies in the Asia Pacific, Samart I-Mobile is well known and highly
regarded in 3 core strategic business areas, which are Innovative Mobile
Phones, Great Content & Mobile Application, and Extensive Retail Business.
Some of Samart I-Mobile's achievements include The Prime Minister's Export
Award or PM Award in 2008, the highest governmental recognition in Thailand,
under the category of "Thai Owned Brand", as well as "Design Excellence Award"
(DEmark), from Thailand's Department of Export Promotion (DEP). For more
information on I-Mobile, visit http://www2.i-mobilephone.com/.
About NQ Mobile
NQ Mobile Inc. (NYSE: NQ) is a leading global provider of trusted mobile
Internet services built on its world-class acquisition, engagementand
monetization platform. The company was one of the first to recognize the
growing security threats targeting smartphone users and now has about 242
million registered and 85 million active user accounts globally. NQ Mobile's
cloud-basedtrust platform has been recognized by third-party testing
facilities around the world as the most effective solution for detecting and
combating mobile threats. NQ Mobile is recognized as a global pioneer in
mobile innovation and technology leadership. NQ Mobile maintains dual
headquarters in Dallas, TX, USA and Beijing, China. For more information on NQ
Mobile, please visithttp://www.nq.com.
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