Messaging encryption is a huge deal right now, in light of privacy battles between OEMs and the US government who want potential access to users suspected of activity that would endanger national security. On an enterprise level, you have TigerText and its secure messaging technology that meets legal and regulatory standards. U.S Cellular customers will now be able to use this service and have the necessary fees charged to their respective carrier accounts.
TigerText gives customers the private and restricted conversation that they need through secure text messages. It uses the a high level of security, meeting the standards set by regulations such as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). It serves both individuals and businesses who need secure messaging solutions in one way or another.
Now with this partnership with U.S Cellular, the carrier’s customers will be able to access their private network directly from their smartphones. And billing is also not a problem since the service fees that they will acquire will be charged to their monthly bill. Scott Scheuber, director of product management at U.S. Cellular, said that it’s critical that they will be able to offer a secure option for businesses and even the government agencies themselves.
The TigerText messaging platform is able to comply with regulations that are required by such entities as the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). It is also the only secure messaging provider that has a $1 million HIPAA compliance guarantee for users.