BEIJING and DALLAS, April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NQ Mobile (NQ) a leading global provider of mobile Internet services, today announced that Russell Cellular, a Verizon Premium Wireless Retailer, will offer NQ Mobile Security, NQ Mobile Vault for Android and NQ Family Guardian at over 170 retail locations across the Midwestern, Western and Southern U.S. beginning in June 2013.
"As the leading global provider of mobile security solutions, NQ Mobile is pleased to partner with Russell Cellular and expand our reach across the Midwestern, Western and Southern portions of the US," said Chris Stier, Managing Director, Americas, NQ Mobile. "Informing and educating wireless users about the benefits of protecting their vital mobile information and their families is central to our mission. Russell Cellular will share our vision by providing their customers with all-in-one security solutions, regardless of location."
"Russell Cellular's primary commitment is to providing our customers with exceptional customer service across our 170-plus Verizon retail locations," said Darin Wray, VP of Operations, Russell Cellular. "We are happy to offer our customers consummate mobile protection with NQ Mobile Security, NQ Mobile Vault for Android and NQ Family Guardian, which will allow our customers to have safer, more fun and more secure mobile experiences."
NQ Mobile's flagship application, NQ Mobile Security detects and deletes viruses, malicious URLs, and other threats. NQ Mobile Security outperformed all competitive mobile security platforms in a West Coast Labs Comparative Test. NQ Mobile Security was also a top performer in effectiveness in research conducted by AV-TEST Institute, a leading international and independent service provider in the fields of IT security and anti-virus research.
Since its 2012 introduction, NQ Mobile Vault for Android and has become a top app on Google Play with millions of downloads and 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.
Launched in September 2012, NQ Family Guardian, a unique suite of services for safety and monitoring, 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. Currently, the app is available for Android devices, while the control center is compatible with any web browser.
NQ Mobile Security, NQ Mobile Vault for Android and NQ Family Guardian are also available on the Google Play store.
About Russell Cellular
Founded in 1993, Russell Cellular, Inc. is an exclusive Verizon Premium Retailer specializing in wireless communication services. Currently, Russell Cellular has over 170 locations throughout Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas. Russell Cellular currently employs over 500 full-time employees and is one of the nation's largest Verizon Premium Retailers in the South, Midwest, and West Areas. Consistent with past performance, the company is expected to continue to increase production and profits while looking to expand within current and new markets. Long-range goals are controlled expansion in the Verizon market throughout the United States. For more information, please visit http://www.russellcellular.com.
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 visit http://www.nq.com.
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