BEIJING and DALLAS, Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- NQ Mobile™ (NYSE: NQ), a leading global provider of mobile Internet services focusing on security, privacy and productivity, today announced that GoWireless will now offer NQ Mobile's award-winning applications including NQ Mobile Guard, NQ Mobile Vault for Android and NQ Family Guardian to its customers at more than 350 retail locations across the United States.
NQ Mobile Guard detects and deletes viruses, malicious URLs, and other threats before a user even knows they exist. NQ Mobile's security technology, which powers NQ Mobile Guard, outperformed all competitive mobile security platforms in a West Coast Labs Comparative Test. NQ Mobile's security technology was also a top performer in effectiveness, with a 99 percent malware detection rate, in research conducted by AV-TEST Institute, a leading international and independent service provider in the fields of IT security and anti-virus research.
"As a leading global provider of mobile security and privacy solutions, NQ Mobile is pleased to announce GoWireless as a new partner in our efforts to protect mobile users throughout the U.S.," said Omar Khan, Co-Chief Executive Officer, NQ Mobile. "By educating wireless users about security and privacy threats and offering NQ Mobile's leading end-point protection, GoWireless is helping users protect and secure their vital mobile data and personal information."
"As one of the largest Verizon Wireless Premium Retailers in the country, GoWireless is committed to providing our customers with the finest customer service in the industry," said John Salisbury, Chief Operating Officer, GoWireless. "We are delighted to be able to offer our customers the best mobile protection on the market with NQ Mobile Guard, NQ Mobile Vault for Android and NQ Family Guardian."
NQ Mobile Vault for Android was launched earlier this year and has become a top app on Google Play with 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.
Newest to NQ Mobile's line of products is NQ Family Guardian, a complete parental mobile management suite for child safety and monitoring. NQ Family Guardian comprises 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.
Founded in Southern California in 1995, GoWireless has continually strived to be a driving force in the wireless industry. GoWireless has over 350 stores throughout the United States. GoWireless founder, Kevin Elder has built a strong management team by recruiting top leaders in the wireless messaging, telecommunications, financial and internet industries. It is through this team with their combined extensive knowledge and experience in all facets of wireless communication, sales, marketing, software development and financial management that GoWireless successfully excels in today's ever-changing wireless industry. For more information, please visit https://www.gowireless.net/.
About NQ Mobile
NQ Mobile Inc. (NYSE: NQ) is a leading global provider of mobile Internet services focusing on security, privacy and productivity. The company was one of the first to recognize the growing security threats targeting smartphone users and is now a leading provider of Freemium subscription services with approximately 200 million registered user accounts in over 150 countries. NQ Mobile's proprietary, cloud-based security solution has been recognized by third-party testing facilities around the world as the most effective solution for detecting and combating mobile threats. NQ Mobile was bestowed the 2011 Technology Pioneer Award by the World Economic Forum for its technology leadership and innovation in mobile security. To facilitate global expansion, NQ Mobile headquarters are co-located in Beijing, China and Dallas, TX, USA. For more information on NQ Mobile, please visit www.nq.com.
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