PrivacyStar, Alltel Wireless Offer Privacy App - Innovate Arkansas
PrivacyStar, Alltel Wireless Offer Privacy App
By Kate Knable, 7/17/2012 10:28:20 AM
PrivacyStar of Conway and Alltel Wireless of Little Rock announced Tuesday that PrivacyStar's cellphone privacy application is now available for Alltel Wireless Android customers.
Due to the partnership, Alltel Wireless Android users can pay for use of PrivacyStar's app by adding the monthly fee directly to their phone bills, rather than purchasing the application from an app store.
"We are proud that two Arkansas high-tech companies are coming together to offer Alltel Wireless customers a powerful set of privacy features that will give customers the capability to have complete control of their mobile phone," PrivacyStar CEO Jeff Stalnaker said in a news release.
Users of the PrivacyStar app can block unwanted calls and text messages, report telemarketer and debt collector issues directly to the Federal Trade Commission, create custom "Do not disturb" text messages and look up unknown callers.
The app's users can manage blocked numbers directly from their phones. The application's complaint filing feature allows users to report possible violations of the National Do Not Call Registry and the federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act to the FTC.
Stalnaker told ArkansasBusiness.com earlier this month that his 4-year-old tech startup's privacy application has more than 1.3 million subscribers.
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