Exhibiting concern for safety of its customers across the country, telecommuications company, 9mobile has launched a fully embedded safety application ‘9Mobile Safety App for smartphone users to help improve security.
The Head of Products and Digital Services at 9mobile, Mr Aminu Sani, in a statement said that the 9mobile Safety App was launched due to the company’s concern for safety of its customers across the globe.
He said that the 9Mobile safety app was the first personal security app with hands-free and voice-activated SOS, fully integrated with emergency services (911) in more than 200 countries and territories.
The app has been programmed to trigger an emergency alarm by saying a code word that enables users to ensure that their loved ones are safe.
He also added that the 9mobile Safety App also offers live audio and video transmission in an emergency that enables friends, family and law enforcement officers to know what is happening and who is involved.
Sani said that a real-time safety app like 9mobile Safety App is crucially useful amidst current insecurity challenges in the country.
‘We launched 9mobile Safety App to help combat increased level of insecurity, gender-based violence, sexual assault, kidnapping and many others. With the App, users can keep track of their loved one’s whereabouts and call emergency services when stranded. This is part of our modest contributions to improve security in the country. The law enforcement agencies are doing their best, but as a vital stakeholder in the country, we introduced the App to help individuals protect themselves and loved ones,’ he said.
Sani explained that the 9mobile Safety App from Google Play store. “To get started on the 9mobile Safety App, go to play store. Download the App, launch it, and select your preferred subscription plan. The daily plan is N176, the weekly plan is N550, and the monthly plan is N1250,” he said.
Sani said that 9mobile created the safety app with American based UrSafe Technologies that has started introducing global APIs that integrate with existing apps for companies and educational institutions, global ride share providers, social meet-up apps, telecom providers, employee benefits providers, international travel insurance partners, and NGOs working with people at risk of situational violence.
9mobile’s services and solutions have been at the forefront of providing platforms that improve the quality of life of its customers.