Smith Micro Announces Launch of SafePath® Family with Boost Mobile
Boost Mobile to Provide Family Safety Application to Prepaid Customers
Pittsburgh, PA, June 5, 2019 – Smith Micro Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMSI), today announced that it has launched its SafePath® Family platform with Boost Mobile, providing Boost customers with access to industry-leading family location and parental controls solutions. A testament to Smith Micro’s ongoing commitment to make family safety accessible and affordable for all customers, this service launch will enable prepaid customers to enjoy the robust and comprehensive features of SafePath Family, including geo-location, customizable safety zones, app and website filtering, family safety alerts, and more in a single, easy-to-use application. SafePath Family, which will be branded Boost Safe and Found, is designed to help families stay connected and safe, no matter where they go. Boost Safe and Found is available for both Android and iOS users as part of a comprehensive mobile app subscription.
“We are excited for the Boost Mobile launch,” said William W. Smith Jr., President and CEO of Smith Micro Software. “This expansion is particularly significant as it not only extends the value of our SafePath platform, it demonstrates the ongoing commitment of a large U.S. wireless operator to deliver value-added family safety solutions to its customer base.”
“Boost Mobile is pleased to now offer our customers access to this innovative and affordable service that keeps their families protected,” said Angela Rittgers, Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing, Boost Mobile. “With customers and families being the heart of our business, we’re always looking for ways to improve their mobile experience with value-added services like Safe and Found, in addition to offering affordable device options on our popular and comprehensive family plans.”
SafePath Family, part of the SafePath platform which also provides IoT and home safety solutions, is the most comprehensive, carrier-grade family safety offering in the market, designed to protect and secure today’s family digital lifestyle and to address challenges such as child and elder safety, cyberbullying, web and app content controls, and device security. SafePath Family allows mobile service providers to customize offerings for their customers’ needs and protects the family digital experience inside and outside of the home.
About Smith Micro Software, Inc.:
Smith Micro develops software to simplify and enhance the mobile experience, providing solutions to some of the leading wireless service providers and cable MSOs around the world. From enabling the family digital lifestyle to providing powerful voice messaging capabilities, our solutions enrich today’s connected lifestyles while creating new opportunities to engage consumers via smartphones and consumer IoT devices. The Smith Micro portfolio also includes a wide range of products for creating, sharing and monetizing rich content, such as visual voice messaging, optimizing retail content display, performing analytics on any product set, and 2D/3D graphics applications. For more information, visit www.smithmicro.com.
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