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TalkTalk launches mobile security app

MobileSafe is available for free to Android customers of the MVNO

TalkTalk has launched a free mobile security and parental control app for its Android customers.

MobileSafe from TalkTalk is available to download from the Google Play store and features, anti-virus, a safe browsing mode, anti-theft software, parental controls and call and text filtering. Users can tailor the app according to what features they wish to use, similar to the TalkTalk HomeSafe broadband security product.

Dan Meader, director of mobile at TalkTalk, said: 'It is essential for us to give our customers security solutions that best meet their family needs. We’re already the leading provider for internet safety with our award-winning HomeSafe and with MobileSafe we’ve taken this one step further to help keep our customers’ phones safe wherever they are.

'From research we have discovered that 60% of parents are worried about the content their children can access via their mobile, MobileSafe incorporates parent filtering allowing them to block content they feel is harmful or inappropriate.'

For more information, visit the TalkTalk website.

And do not forget that you can KEEP your existing mobile phone number if you decide to switch mobile phone operators. All you need is your PAC code. Use our handy tool on to obtain your PAC code.



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What is a PAC code?

A porting authorisation code, or PAC code, allows you to transfer your existing mobile phone number from to another mobile phone provider so that if you change mobile phone networks you do not have to give everyone a new number... You can keep your existing mobile phone number. The process is termed mobile number portability, or number porting. It's quick, FREE and very easy to do - follow the instructions here for full details on how to port your mobile phone number to a new network provider.

NOTE: You can purchase your new phone contract and then obtain your PAC code. It is not essential to have your PAC code prior to purchasing your new phone. However, you will need your PAC code if you want to keep your existing phone number (i.e. transfer your current number to your new provider). Use our handy tool above to obtain your PAC code.

PAC codes are FREE.

To keep your mobile phone number when switching to another mobile phone network, use our handy tool to obtain your PAC code. Just select your current and new phone provider click OK and you'll receive full instructions for obtaining your PAC code.