U.S. Tier 1 Carrier Launches Upgraded Family Security Application Powered by Smith Micro’s SafePath® Platform
Enhanced and Improved Family Safety App Available to New and Current Subscribers
PITTSBURGH, PA, August 30, 2023 — Smith Micro Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMSI) (Smith Micro) today announced that a major U.S. carrier has launched an upgraded version of its family safety application, which now leverages Smith Micro’s flagship SafePath Digital Family Lifestyle™ platform. The launch is a culmination of months of work to deliver all of the app’s functionality via the SafePath platform, paving the way for a unified app experience for consumers, while offering best-in-class digital family safety features.
“Keeping families safe is at the heart of our SafePath platform and the mission that drives us,” said William W. Smith, Jr., president and chief executive officer of Smith Micro. “I am thrilled to announce the launch of an enhanced family safety application built on SafePath by this significant Tier 1 carrier. This represents a considerable milestone for Smith Micro, made possible by our strong collaborative partnership. The enhancements to the product take an already good app to the next level, providing subscribers extensive new features and functionality.”
“Families are integral to both the carrier and Smith Micro, and it is of paramount importance to offer resources that can help keep them safe in today’s connected world,” said Smith. “I am extremely encouraged by the effort and excitement around this launch. SafePath provides leading-edge digital parenting controls and location technology to help families make informed decisions that provide a heightened level of protection in both the digital and physical worlds.”
Comprised of SafePath Family, SafePath IoT, SafePath Home, and SafePath Drive, the SafePath platform provides comprehensive and easy-to-use tools to protect digital lifestyles and manage connected devices through a single app. As a carrier-grade, white-label solution, SafePath empowers wireless service providers and cable operators to bring to market full-featured, on-brand family safety solutions that provide in-demand services such as location, parental controls, screen time management and driver monitoring to mobile subscribers. Delivered to end users as value-added services, SafePath-based solutions activate new revenue opportunities for service providers while helping to increase brand affinity and reduce subscriber churn. Learn more at smithmicro.com/safepath.
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 (Internet of Things) 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 and performing analytics on any product set. For more information, visit www.smithmicro.com.
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