BEIJING and DALLAS, April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NQ Mobile (NYSE: 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.