America Movil and NQ Mobile™ Collaborate to offer Mobile Subscribers Security,
Privacy and Family Protection across Mexico, and Latin America
World's third largest mobile network operator makes award-winning security,
privacy and family protection apps, available to its 262 million subscribers
BEIJING and DALLAS, March 4, 2013
BEIJING and DALLAS, March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NQ Mobile (NYSE: NQ), a
leading global provider of mobile Internet services today announced that
America Movil (NYSE: AMX), Latin America's leading telecom group in terms of
equity subscribers, will offer NQ Mobile's flagship products: NQ Mobile
Security™, NQ Mobile Vault™ and NQ Family Guardian™ to its 262 million
subscribers located in 18 countries, including Mexico and Latin America.
The first services provided by NQ Mobile will be mobile security, offered in
Mexico through Telcel as Seguridad Movil Telcel. With some 68 million
subscribers, Telcel is Mexico's leading mobile provider as well as the largest
of America Movil's carriers. These new offerings will be actively promoted and
sold by Telcel through various channels including, direct-to-consumer
marketing such as SMS mailings, online promotions, an outbound call center and
pre-load on devices. Seguridad Movil Telcel will be available soon. Continuing
through the year, America Movil will expand the NQ Mobile product line across
all its carrier brands, including Telcel and Claro, into 18 Latin American
"As the third largest mobile network operator in the world, America Movil is
committed to providing our customers with the safest and most secure mobile
experience on the market," said Marco Quatorze, Head of Value Added Services,
America Movil. "We share NQ Mobile's belief that the best mobile experience is
a safe mobile experience and we are pleased to be able to offer our customers
the world's best mobile protection with Seguridad Movil Telcel. NQ Mobile's
products will undeniably enhance our service offerings to our customers
throughout Mexico and Latin America."
"Mobile providers like America Movil are indispensable partners in our efforts
to expand globally and protect mobile users across the world, namely as we
increase our presence in Latin American markets," said Omar Khan, Co-CEO, NQ
Mobile. "It's critical that consumers in Mexico and Latin America become
educated about growing mobile threats and learn how to protect their mobile
devices, their privacy and their families. With more than 242 million
customers around the world and with partners across the globe, NQ Mobile has
the resources to provide America Movil's users with tools that will help
ensure the safety and security of their valuable mobile data, regardless of
NQ Mobile's flagship application, NQ 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 is
also certified by AV-TEST Institute, a leading international and independent
service provider in the fields of IT security and anti-virus research.
Newest to NQ Mobile's line of products is the award-winning NQ Family
Guardian, a unique suite of services for safety and monitoring comprised of 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 devices, while the
control center is compatible with any web browser. America Movil and NQ
Mobile expect that this will be a first of its kind in Mexico and Latin
Since its 2012 launch, NQ Mobile Vault for Android and has become a top app on
Google Play with millions of downloads and an average user rating of 4.5 out
of 5 stars. The app allows consumers to password protect and encrypt photos
and videos on their smartphones.
NQ Mobile Security, NQ Mobile Vault and NQ Family Guardian are also available
on the Google Play store.
About America Movil
America Movil (NYSE: AMX) is a Mexican telecommunication company headquartered
in Mexico City, Mexico. As the leading wireless services provider in Latin
America and the third largest in the world in terms of equity subscribers,
America Movil has operations in 18 countries in the Americas. At the end of
2012, the company had 261.6 million wireless subscribers, 30.5 million
landlines, 17.2 million broadband accesses and 16.4 million Pay TV clients.
Its Mexican subsidiary Telcel is the largest mobile operator in Mexico. In
the United States, it operates under the trademarks TracFone, Net10, Straight
Talk and Simple Mobile, and is the leading national pre-paid wireless service.
For more information, please visit www.americamovil.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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