BEIJING and DALLAS, Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NQ Mobile (NYSE: NQ), a leading global provider of mobile Internet services, today announced that its NQ Family Guardian parental control and monitoring suite will be released in China through the China Unicom WoStore. The distribution agreement with China Unicom marks the first official availability of NQ Mobile's award-winning solution in the Chinese market.
NQ Family Guardian offers parents a robust solution to ensure their children's mobile experiences remain safe, secure and within established boundaries. NQ Family Guardian gives parents a complete set of security and monitoring services, allowing them to be updated on the child's location, prohibit access to inappropriate websites and apps, set schedules for when device functions can and cannot be used, and even block spam calls and texts.
China Unicom WoStore will begin showcasing NQ Family Guardian at retail locations on November 10, 2013. Additionally, users can download the application directly through the WoStore mobile portal (mstore.wo.com.cn). The application will become available in some application stores such as China Mobile MM towards the end of the month.
"As smartphone adoption soars among the younger population, we are proud to provide concerned parents with a solution that helps their children enjoy the benefits of smartphones while knowing those mobile experiences will be positive and safe," commented Henry Lin, co-CEO of NQ Mobile. "The app has received such a positive response in the other markets where it has launched that we are confident Chinese families will similarly enjoy the solution and the invaluable peace of mind it offers."
NQ Family Guardian was first launched in September 2012 in the United States. The app has received awards and accolades including "Honors" from the National Parenting Publication Awards (NAPPA), Lifetime certification from Parent Tested, Parent Approved (PTPA), "Best Mobile Utility Application for on a Smartphone or Tablet" from the Mobile Excellence Awards, a bronze award for "Mobile Innovative Products or Services" from the Golden Bridge Business Awards, a gold award for "Best New Software Product or Service of the Year" from the International Business Awards and a platinum award for "Best App - Family and Children category" from the Best Mobile App Awards.
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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 as well as advertising for the consumer market and consulting, mobile platforms and mobility services for the enterprise market. As of June 30, 2013, NQ Mobile maintained a large, global user base of 372 million registered user accounts and 122 million monthly active user accounts through its consumer mobile security business, 87 million registered user accounts and 16 million monthly active user accounts through its mobile games and 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/.
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