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Mobile Parental Control Solution for Smartphones Launched By Net Nanny and SMobile Systems
New Net Nanny Mobile Powered by SMobile Systems Offers Parental Controls for Mobile Devices with Safety and Monitoring Features to Reduce Sexting, Loss and Theft, Online Predators and Exploitation
SALT LAKE CITY - November 30, 2009 - Smartphones just became safer, thanks to a partnership between ContentWatch, the developer of Net Nanny, and SMobile Systems. The two companies have released a new mobile solution, Net Nanny Mobile, powered by SMobile Systems. With Net Nanny Mobile, parents have more tools to protect the growing legions of young mobile users from misconduct, exploitation, unwanted communications, sexting, loss and theft, cyber bullying, malware and online predators.
“We recognize how rapidly the number of young people using smartphones is growing, and we’ve been actively seeking a solution to address parents’ worries about increased mobile use, said Jack Sunderlage, ContentWatch CEO. “SMobile Systems provides a quality product that we are extremely pleased to partner with and put the Net Nanny name on.
Net Nanny Mobile gives parents unprecedented control over the content on smartphones. Together, Net Nanny Mobile and Net Nanny for Windows give families a two-pronged solution for more complete peace of mind to know where your kids are; whether they are away from home or surfing online. Features of Net Nanny Mobile include the following:
- View the content of Email, SMS and MMS messages on the phone.
- View all pictures taken, sent and received by the device.
- View logs of all voice conversations.
- View the complete address book and all applications installed on the phone.
- View phone location 24/7.
- GPS tracking using Google Maps.
- Remote device backup, lock, wipe and restore.
- Anti-Virus and Anti-Malware scanning.
- Communication Control features for filtering of calls and text messages.
“The Net Nanny name is synonymous with content filtering and has earned its place as the expert in the industry, said Neil Book, SMobile Systems CEO. “Our joint effort makes our mobile solution a complete package that parents can rely on. We are pleased to partner with ContentWatch to bring this product to market.
Net Nanny Mobile is available now. Annual subscription fees are $29.99 for the first phone and $14.99 for each additional phone. Existing Net Nanny users with a valid license can protect phones for $14.99 for each phone. Support and product updates are free. The next version of Net Nanny Mobile, due early 2010, will also include full Internet filtering for the browser on the phone in an integrated web management console.
Net Nanny Mobile is compatible with all Windows® Mobile 6.0 and 6.1, BlackBerry®, Symbian™ Series 60 and Google Android™ phones.
For a complete list of compatible phones, visit the Supported Phones List HERE.
To learn more about Net Nanny and Net Nanny Mobile, please visit us at www.netnanny.com/mobile.
About ContentWatch, Inc.
Based in Salt Lake City, ContentWatch delivers Internet security solutions for the consumer and business markets. ContentWatch's mission is to be the world leader in thought and technology by creating Internet management tools and services that provide homes and businesses with a safer, more productive Internet experience through its patent-pending contextual analysis engine. ContentWatch Internet Management solutions are used in over 157 different countries and are the recipients of the Reviewer’s Choice from Government Computer News and Editors’ Choice from PC Magazine. For more information on ContentWatch products, visit www.contentwatch.com.
About SMobile Systems
SMobile, Inc. has created the first and only complete line of products and services that securely protect mobile phones, the global wireless infrastructure and pre-adult smartphone users from hackers, viruses, exploitation, data compromise, unauthorized data theft and the effects of lost or stolen devices. The company's security applications include anti-virus and anti-malware, firewall, parental controls, anti-theft and identity protection, spam blocking and enterprise mobile management tools and services. SMobile is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, with facilities in Fort Lee, N.J., Chicago, Ill., Dortmund, Germany, and Pune, India. The company is privately held. For more information about SMobile Systems products, visit www.smobilesystems.com.