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NQ Mobile now has 172 million registered accounts!

172 million folk have opened accounts with consumer antivirus and security specialist, NQ Mobile. By way of context, this figure was 146 million back in December! They’re clearly doing very well indeed.

Here’s the company’s first quarter 2012 operating metrics overview from their recent release:

  • Cumulative registered user accounts were 172.0 million as of March 31, 2012, compared with 86.0 million as of March 31, 2011 and 146.7 million as of December 31, 2011.
  • Average monthly active user accounts for the quarter ended March 31, 2012 were 60.1 million, compared with 30.3 million for the corresponding period of 2011 and 52.3 million for the previous quarter ended December 31, 2011.
  • Average monthly paying user accounts for the quarter ended March 31, 2012 were 6.5 million, compared with 3.7 million for the corresponding period of 2011 and 5.6 million for the previous quarter ended December 31, 2011.

Which is why Ben and I caught up with their top man in Europe, Geoff Casely, at the InfoSecurity Exhibition recently to find out more. Do listen to the special report embedded below:

By Ewan

Ewan is Founder and Editor of Mobile Industry Review. He writes about a wide variety of industry issues and is usually active on Twitter most days. You can read more about him or reach him with these details.

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