BEIJING and DALLAS, March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NQ Mobile (NYSE: NQ), a leading global provider of mobile Internet services today announced that America Movil (NYSE: AMX), Latin America's leading telecom group in terms of equity subscribers, will offer NQ Mobile's flagship products: NQ Mobile Security™, NQ Mobile Vault™ and NQ Family Guardian™ to its 262 million subscribers located in 18 countries, including Mexico and Latin America.
The first services provided by NQ Mobile will be mobile security, offered in Mexico through Telcel as Seguridad Movil Telcel. With some 68 million subscribers, Telcel is Mexico's leading mobile provider as well as the largest of America Movil's carriers. These new offerings will be actively promoted and sold by Telcel through various channels including, direct-to-consumer marketing such as SMS mailings, online promotions, an outbound call center and pre-load on devices. Seguridad Movil Telcel will be available soon. Continuing through the year, America Movil will expand the NQ Mobile product line across all its carrier brands, including Telcel and Claro, into 18 Latin American countries.
"As the third largest mobile network operator in the world, America Movil is committed to providing our customers with the safest and most secure mobile experience on the market," said Marco Quatorze, Head of Value Added Services, America Movil. "We share NQ Mobile's belief that the best mobile experience is a safe mobile experience and we are pleased to be able to offer our customers the world's best mobile protection with Seguridad Movil Telcel. NQ Mobile's products will undeniably enhance our service offerings to our customers throughout Mexico and Latin America."
"Mobile providers like America Movil are indispensable partners in our efforts to expand globally and protect mobile users across the world, namely as we increase our presence in Latin American markets," said Omar Khan, Co-CEO, NQ Mobile. "It's critical that consumers in Mexico and Latin America become educated about growing mobile threats and learn how to protect their mobile devices, their privacy and their families. With more than 242 million customers around the world and with partners across the globe, NQ Mobile has the resources to provide America Movil's users with tools that will help ensure the safety and security of their valuable mobile data, regardless of location."NQ Mobile's flagship application, NQ Mobile Security detects and deletes viruses, malicious URLs, and other threats. NQ Mobile Security has been proven by independent security lab tests, like West Coast Labs Comparative Test, to outperform all competitive mobile security platforms. NQ Mobile Security is also certified by AV-TEST Institute, a leading international and independent service provider in the fields of IT security and anti-virus research.