SOURCE: SmrtGuard


October 30, 2009 00:01 ET

SmrtGuard Service Available to Indosat Customers Helps BlackBerry Smartphone Users Protect Their Data

PRINCETON, NJ and JAKARTA, INDONESIA--(Marketwire - October 30, 2009) - SmrtGuard and Indosat (NYSE: IIT), a cutting edge BlackBerry® service provider in Indonesia, today announce the official launch of i-Guard™ Service ( or for BlackBerry® smartphone users on Indosat.

The i-Guard™ service, a white-label version of SmrtGuard, provides BlackBerry® smartphone users on the Indosat network with a comprehensive package that helps protect their personal data and helps them recover their smartphone if it is lost or stolen. With i-Guard™ users can wirelessly backup and restore personal data, as well as personally track and remotely wipe their smartphone in the event of theft or loss.

"It was a pleasure working with the Indosat Team to bring i-Guard™ Service to their BlackBerry customers. BlackBerry smartphone users who subscribe to the i-Guard Service can sleep better knowing that their personal data is securely backed up and ready to be restored over the air onto a new or replacement smartphone," said Robert Kao, Founder of SmrtGuard.

Indosat is the first operator in Indonesia to deliver i-Guard™ to its BlackBerry smartphone customers and offers two plans for the service, weekly and monthly. Customers are also able to do the backup, restore, track and wipe, listen, etc. from web access via or

"Because of consumers' mobility needs, BlackBerry smartphones have become part of life for both productivity gains and socializing. The i-Guard™ service gives our customers peace of mind with their BlackBerry smartphones," said Guntur S. Siboro, Chief of Marketing PT. Indosat Tbk.

About SmrtGuard

SmrtGuard ( was founded by entrepreneurs to provide consumer smartphone users with tools to backup and restore personal data over the air, track the location of their devices, and to critically execute a remote wipe in the event of theft or loss. Currently SmrtGuard is available for BlackBerry smartphones and soon available for the Android and Symbian platform. For more information, visit the company at or email

About Indosat

Indosat Tbk is a leading telecommunication and information service provider in Indonesia that provides cellular services, fixed telecommunication services or fixed voice. Indosat is listed on the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX: ISAT) and the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: IIT).

The BlackBerry® and RIM families of related marks, images and symbols are the exclusive properties and trademarks of Research In Motion Limited.

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