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ProtectCELL and GCI Announce Strategic Partnership to Expand Wireless Customer Service Capabilities

2/10/2014 Novi, MI (February 10, 2013) - ProtectCELL, a Fortegra Financial company (NYSE: FRF) dedicated to helping its users get protected and stay connected, today announces a partnership with Alaska’s leading telecommunication services company, GCI. As a result of GCI’s partnership with ProtectCELL, all GCI customers now have access to advanced wireless handset protection.
ProtectCELL’s offering will improve the overall GCI customer experience by providing a one-stop solution for customers experiencing an OEM manufacturer warranty issue, broken phone, stolen phone or similar issues. The integration of ProtectCELL’s pre-existing handset protection security services means advanced mobile protection and customer service for the majority of Alaskan mobile users.
“We are pleased to announce our partnership with a trusted protection plan provider,” said Maureen Moore, vice president of consumer services at GCI. “We see this partnership with ProtectCELL as a great opportunity to provide our customers with the best complete mobile security available, while also improving their customer service experiences.”
ProtectCELL is a major supplier of mobile protection plans offering various solutions to safeguard a customer’s wireless experience.  “We could not be more excited to reveal our newest partnership with GCI,” said Scott McLaren, chief marketing officer at ProtectCELL. “With the ever-growing reliance on mobile devices, we know the need to stay connected to the outside world is top of mind now more than ever for most customers. We’re happy to offer our advanced protection services to GCI’s customer base.”
For further information on ProtectCELL’s current protection plans, please visit To read more about GCI and its services, visit

About ProtectCELL:
ProtectCELL, a Fortegra company, safeguards consumers’ wireless lifestyles by offering valuable services and protection compared to limited warranties and standard insurance. Known for its strong alliances with industry-leading partners, ProtectCELL continues to evolve in order to meet the growing demands of both consumers and independent wireless dealers. For more information, please visit:

Fortegra Financial Corporation is a diversified insurance services company offering a wide array of revenue enhancement products, including service contracts, device and warranty services, and distribution and administration services, to insurance companies and other financial services companies, primarily in the United States. Fortegra Financial’s brands include: FortegraTM, Life of the South®, 4Warranty, ProtectCELLTM, Continental Car ClubTM, Auto Knight Motor ClubTM, United Motor ClubTM, ConsectaTM, Pacific Benefits GroupTM and South Bay Acceptance Corporation.

About GCI:
GCI is the top provider of voice, data and video services in Alaska, through which consumers can experience entertainment everywhere.  More information about GCI can be found at Add to Twitter Add to Facebook Add to LinkedIn Add to Digg Add to StumbleUpon Add to Delicious