DALLAS and BEIJING, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — NQ Mobile (NYSE: NQ), a leading global provider of mobile Internet services, and A Wireless, one of the largest Verizon Wireless Premium Retailers, today announced the availability of a comprehensive, bundled security solution that ensures the safety of subscribers’ devices and the valuable data they hold. The solution is available at over 200 A Wireless stores across the US.
The new package combines physical device insurance with NQ Mobile’s award-winning security protection for both iOS and Android. The rollout marks the first availability of NQ Mobile’s Mobile Assurance product for iPhone, while Android users benefit from the market-leading NQ Mobile Security™ app. The combined offering ensures subscribers are protected against device damage or loss while also assuring safety from mobile threats such as malware, eavesdropping and malicious URLs.
The deal broadens the relationship between NQ Mobile and A Wireless, which has been a point-of-purchase distribution partner for NQ Mobile Security as well as NQ Mobile’s privacy and family protection solutions, NQ Mobile Vault™ and NQ Family Guardian™.
“Mobile devices are now essential to most people’s daily lives, however protective solutions to date have not addressed the fact that the data on our devices is as important as the hardware itself,” stated Scott Levinson, Chief Operating Officer, A Wireless. “By partnering with NQ Mobile, we’re able to offer a package that acknowledges the combined value of a device and its contents and keeps our subscribers safe from what could be catastrophic loss.”
“We’re proud to be working with A Wireless to help mobile device users to keep their devices and personal data secure,” commented Chris Stier, Managing Director, Americas, NQ Mobile. “By making a bundled package that comprehensively safeguards devices and data, A Wireless is taking a strong stance against theft and other threats such as malware.”
NQ Mobile provides the world’s most popular mobile security product, with hundreds of millions of registered user accounts and partnerships with premier carriers and retailers globally. Capabilities include:
- Malware and Virus Protection
- Phishing Protection
- Malicious URL detection
- Content and Contact Backup
- Lost Phone Location
- Remote Device Lock and Wipe
- Safe Browsing
- Device and Memory Optimization
- Network Usage Monitoring
Features and functionality vary depending on platform
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, 2013, NQ Mobile maintains a large, global user base of 481 million registered user accounts and 136 million monthly active user accounts through its consumer mobile security business, 107 million registered user accounts and 20 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.
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