U.S. Cellular® Expands Relationship with NQ Mobile™, Offering Award-winning
Mobile Security and Privacy Android Apps to its 5.2 million Customers
BEIJING and DALLAS, June 26, 2013
BEIJING and DALLAS, June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --NQ Mobile, (NYSE: NQ) a
leading global provider of mobile Internet services, has reached agreement
with U.S. Cellular to offer NQ Mobile's award-winning NQ Mobile Security™ and
NQ Mobile Vault™ products to its 5.2 million customers. The apps will be
marketed under the names U.S. Cellular Mobile Data Security powered by NQ
Mobile™ and U.S. Cellular Privacy Protector powered by NQ Mobile™,
The new agreement follows a successful retail distribution program for the NQ
Family Guardian™ parental control suite, which has been marketed under the
name U.S. Cellular Family Protector powered by NQ Mobile™ since May 2013.
"U.S. Cellular has proven to be a leader in providing consumers with
much-needed education on and solutions for protecting their mobile devices,"
said Chris Stier, Managing Director, Americas, NQ Mobile. "We are happy to be
a fundamental part of their pro-active efforts to raise awareness of mobile
safety issues, from family protection to safeguarding against malware,
ensuring data security and privacy."
U.S. Cellular Mobile Data Security powered by NQ Mobile™ provides consumers
with comprehensive data protection, detecting and deleting viruses, malicious
URLs, and other threats. The application is powered by NQ Mobile's
proprietary mobile security engine that was the first to discover
approximately 90 percent of all known Android mobile malware in 2011 and
identified more than 65,000 new malware threats in 2012. U.S. Cellular
customers who use these data security services will join NQ Mobile's base of
consumers, which is the largest in the industry in terms of registered user
accounts. The app is also the most feature-rich mobile security app on the
U.S. Cellular Privacy Protector powered by NQ Mobile™ is a robust tool that
offers customers invaluable assurance that the private information saved on
their devices remains secure from unauthorized access. Since its 2012 launch,
NQ Mobile's privacy app has been a top app on Google Play, with millions of
downloads and an average user rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. The app gives
consumers a password- protected and encrypted place in which to safeguard data
including photos, videos and even Facebook messages on their smartphones.
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 March 31, 2013, NQ Mobile maintains a large, global
user base of 327 million registered user accounts and 111 million monthly
active user accounts through its consumer mobile security business, 77 million
registered user accounts and 14 million monthly active user accounts through
its mobile games & advertising business and over 1,250 enterprise customers.
NQ Mobile maintains dual headquarters in Dallas, Texas, USA and Beijing,
China. For more information on NQ Mobile, please visit http://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 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
NQ Mobile Inc.
Phone: +852 3975 2853
SOURCE NQ Mobile Inc.
Contact: Alex Fencl, MWW Group on behalf of NQ Mobile, +1-214-414-3330,
firstname.lastname@example.org; Kim Titus, NQ Mobile, +1-972-841-0506, email@example.com
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