Leading Tier 1 European Mobile Operator Signs New SafePath® Multiyear Contract with Smith Micro
PITTSBURGH, PA, December 5, 2023 — Smith Micro Software, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMSI) announces that it has signed a multi-year agreement to provide its flagship SafePath® Digital Family Lifestyle™ solution to a major Tier 1 mobile network operator (MNO) in Europe.
“Parents across Europe and around the world are grappling with the challenges of monitoring their children’s location and safety, in both the physical and digital worlds, now more than ever,” said Jonas Jacobsson, vice president sales EMEA for Smith Micro. “These issues are top of mind amongst parents, and offering this solution will enable the MNO to deliver a new level of value and trust to its subscribers.”
The SafePath platform, currently comprised of SafePath Family, SafePath IoT, SafePath Home, and SafePath Drive, 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 around the world. From enabling the family digital lifestyle to providing powerful voice messaging capabilities, Smith Micro’s 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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