In an effort to make it simple for its customers to fix their
mobile technical problems, Assurant Solutions, a unit of
) has developed an application along with Bluegrass Cellular.
The app has been named as Pocket Geek. With this program,
Bluegrass customers will be able to diagnose and solve technical
problems of their mobile phones.
Bluegrass customers will be able to download the app free of
cost on their mobile phones. The app will have diagnostic tools
and help to detect problems if any, and also provide the know-how
on how to fix the problem.
Assurant Solutions has developed this app given the increased
dependency of people on their mobile phones.
Along with providing diagnostic help, the program will provide
other details about the mobile device which will help the
customers to easily manage their handsets.
Assurant Solutions contributed 38% to the company's earned
premium in 2012 up from 36% in 2011, and is a leader in providing
mobile protection coverage. Such initiatives further solidify its
leadership presence. Also, with sustained focus on
strengthening its portfolio and thus better service to its
customers, we expect the momentum to continue.
Assurant serves mobile customers in 16 countries, reflecting
its expanded capabilities and global footprint. The company also
has partnership with Telefónica, Argentine telecoms operator.
This initiative by the company is in sync with its growth
target in domestic and international extended service contracts.
The company is making steady progress in its mobile franchise. In
July, the company announced a fee-based relationship with
T-Mobile through the company's JUMP!TM phone upgrade program. The
company also has relationship with Sprint through which it serves
Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile.
Assurant currently carries a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold). Other
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