Matrix Cellular, the global leader of country-specific SIM cards offering voice, data and SMS services has introduced the Matrix Mobile Protect Insurance plan for Smartphones purchased in India or abroad.
Matrix Cellular or Matrix, as they operate under the brand name has introduced this to omit the nightmares many people have when their phones slip or drop. Not just that, considering that many people lose their smartphones or rather the phones get stolen with valuable data which may be misused, Matrix had decided to take this step to provide insurance to smartphone buyers.
For this, Matrix has partnered with Allianz Global Assistance, the global assistance, and insurance provider. Together, they have developed a policy that aims to protect Smartphone users in the event of theft, accidental and liquid damage and provide quick assistance and a timely resolution.
The Matrix Mobile Perfect insurance plan provides insurance cover for Smartphones up to 1-year-old which means that even if you spend a while on your phone, and didn’t bring it under an insurance plan, you can do that before it celebrates its first anniversary in this sweet relationship. The plan also some of the benefits like cashless repair services and complimentary pickup and drop off during the claims process. The premium that you pay will be same, whether you have an Android phone or iPhone or Windows Phone. A customer in India can get their Smartphone worth Rs. 10,000 upto Rs. 2 lacs insured at a competitive market price.
Commenting on this new step by Matrix and Gagan Dugal, Director, Matrix Cellular said, “We understand that Smartphones have become an indispensable part of our lives these days and buying a new phone is an investment for the customer. Damage to or loss of a phone brings life to halt, so to safeguard the customers’ investment, we at Matrix have launched the unique ‘Mobile Protect’ plan which provides cover from theft, accidental and liquid damage on mobile phones in and outside India. The unique offering will provide customers peace of mind at an affordable price.”
Commenting on the partnership, Sylvie Ouziel, Board Member in charge of Assistance and Asia-Pacific for Allianz Worldwide Partners, said, “Mobile Device and Digital Risk is a strategic initiative for Allianz Worldwide Partners and accelerating growth for this line of business is a priority for our Indian-based business unit. We have a strong partnership with Matrix Cellular since 2013 in travel insurance and we are delighted to offer a mobile device protection plan which is customized for Matrix. With this launch, we hope to jointly leverage the extensive distribution footprint of Matrix and reach out to smartphone users, as well as enrich the offer for existing Matrix customers.”
If you have a smartphone and want to get an insurance plan, just don’t wait and visit the official Matrix website to get the Matrix Mobile Protect insurance plan or download the Matrix Travel Companion App or by calling the Matrix Call Center. Matrix is the global market leader in providing international telecom solutions and holds a majority share according to Frost & Sullivan Report on ‘Assessment of the India Outbound International Roaming market’ whereas Allianz Worldwide Partners are the leader in assistance and insurance solutions in the following areas of expertise: assistance, international health & life, global automotive and travel insurance. Known for embracing innovation and change, the Group offers a unique combination of insurance, service, and technology. With this partnership and insurance plans introduced under the partnership, smartphone users can relax a bit if they lose their phone or damage it, so go ahead and the Matrix Mobile Protect insurance plan for your shiny new smartphone.