NQ Mobile Announces that U.S. Cellular® Will Begin Offering NQ Family
Guardian™ Product Under the Name U.S. Cellular Family Protector to its 5.9
BEIJING and DALLAS, Feb. 19, 2013
BEIJING and DALLAS, Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NQ Mobile (NYSE: NQ) a
leading global provider of mobile Internet services, today announced that U.S.
Cellular will offer NQ Mobile's Family Guardian product under the name U.S.
Cellular Family Protector™ powered by NQ Mobile™ to its 5.9 million customers.
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"U.S. Cellular is an indispensable collaborator in our efforts to protect the
vital mobile information of our customers throughout the nation," said Omar
Khan, Co-Chief Executive Officer, NQ Mobile. "By educating its customers about
family mobile safety issues and offering access to our family protection app
suite, U.S. Cellular is taking an active role in protecting its customers'
vital mobile information, which is more important now than ever."
U.S. Cellular Family Protector™ powered by NQ Mobile™ comprises a unique suite
of services for safety and monitoring within a mobile app 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 app is currently
available for Android-powered devices, while the control-center is compatible
with any web browser.
Key features of U.S. Cellular Family Protector™ powered by NQ Mobile™ include:
oWeb Filter: Safeguard children by filtering and blocking inappropriate
oApp Filter: Make smart choices about which apps children can access
oContact Filter: Help children fight spam text and harassing calls by
adding numbers to their block lists
oSchedules: Control children's mobile phone use by setting up times when
they can unlock their phones to make calls, browse the Internet, text, and
oMonitors: Keep track of children's locations, message content, calls,
browsing histories, app downloads, and photos
oGeo-Fences: Set up a safe zone for children and receive a notification
when they're outside of this safe zone
oCheck-in: Get check-in messages when children arrive safely at their
destinations. Also track their location if they forget to check in
oPanic Alarm: If kids are in trouble, they can send an alert message to
their parent's phone with their exact location
The NQ Family Guardian™ app is also available on the Google Play store along
with the NQ Mobile Security™ and NQ Mobile Vault™ apps for Android.
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.
About U.S. Cellular
U.S. Cellular rewards its customers with unmatched benefits and
industry-leading innovations designed to elevate the customer experience. The
Chicago-based carrier has a strong line-up of cutting-edge devices that are
all backed by its high-speed nationwide network that has the highest call
quality of any national carrier. Currently, 58 percent of customers have
access to 4G LTE speeds and 87 percent will have access by the end of 2013.
U.S. Cellular was named a J.D. Power and Associates Customer Service Champion
in 2012 for the second year in a row. To learn more about U.S. Cellular, visit
one of its retail stores or uscellular.com. To get the latest news, promos and
videos, connect with U.S. Cellular on Facebook.com/uscellular,
Twitter.com/uscellular and YouTube.com/uscellularcorp.
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