NQ Family Guardian™ Named Finalist in 2013 CTIA E-Tech Awards
NQ Mobile's award-winning NQ Family Guardian app suite recognized for
innovation in productivity, utility and public safety
DALLAS and BEIJING, April 26, 2013
DALLAS and BEIJING, April 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NQ Mobile™ (NYSE: NQ), a
leading global provider of mobile Internet services, announced today that NQ
Family Guardian was named a finalist in the "Mobile Apps- Productivity,
Utility & Public Safety" category of CTIA's annual Emerging Technology
(E-Tech) Awards competition. The CTIA E-Tech Awards honor the industry's most
innovative new wireless products and services in mobile apps, consumer
electronics, enterprise & vertical markets, and network. Winners will be
announced at CTIA 2013™, taking place May 21-23, 2013 at the Sands Expo &
Convention Center in Las Vegas.
Launched in September 2012, NQ Family Guardian is a unique suite of services
for safety and monitoring which is comprised of a mobile app that is
downloaded and installed on a child's smartphone along with a web-based
control center that is accessible by a parent or guardian from any desktop or
mobile browser. The app is currently available for Android devices, while the
control center is compatible with any web browser. In March 2013, NQ Family
Guardian earned the Parent Tested Parent Approved (PTPA) seal of approval.
"As the premier global provider of mobile security solutions, we are pleased
that NQ Family Guardian is recognized as a finalist in the 2013 CTIA E-Tech
Awards competition," said Victoria Repice, Senior Director, Product
Management, NQ Mobile. "As mobile devices continue to replace our connected
devices, safety for families and individuals will become even more crucial. NQ
Family Guardian allows parents to transparently manage their children's mobile
phone usage, while also ensuring a safe and fun mobile experience."
Nearly 300 entries were judged by a panel of highly respected industry
experts, reporters and analysts. Submissions were scored on innovation,
functionality, technological importance, implementation and overall "wow"
factor. E-Tech winners, including Best in Show and Online Pick will be
announced at the awards ceremony on Wednesday, May 22 at 2:00 p.m. PDT at
CTIA's Exhibit Innovations Stage on the trade show floor within CTIA World,
Between now and May 20, website visitors may vote for the "Best Online Pick"
at www.ctiashow.com/awards. CTIA 2013 show attendees will vote on-site via
text message for entries in the E-Tech Awards display to win "Best in Show."
NQ Family Guardian is available on the Google Play store along with NQ Mobile
Security™ and NQ Mobile Vault™ for Android.
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About NQ Mobile
NQ Mobile Inc. (NYSE:NQ) is a leading global provider of mobile Internet
services. NQ Mobile is a mobile security pioneer with proven competency to
acquire, engage, and monetize customers globally. NQ Mobile's portfolio
includes mobile security and mobile games & advertising for the consumer
market and consulting, mobile platforms and mobility services for the
enterprise market. As of December 31, 2012, NQ Mobile maintains a large,
global user base of 283 million registered user accounts and 98 million
monthly active user accounts through its consumer mobile security business, 65
million registered user accounts and 13 million monthly active user accounts
through its mobile games & advertising business and over 1,200 enterprise
customers. NQ Mobile maintains dual headquarters in Dallas, Texas, USA and
Beijing, China. For more information on NQ Mobile, please
NQ Mobile Inc.
Phone: +86 13693066011
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Contact: Alex Fencl, MWW on behalf of NQ Mobile, +1-214-414-3330,
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