The Only Mobile Network Designed For Children and only used by children.
Normal Mobile Phone Services simply aren’t suitable for younger children, or those with special needs.
Because all our phones are used by children, or those with similar needs, Every aspect of ParentShield is designed with this in mind. If a ParentShield user calls 999, the Police instantly know that there is a child involved – this is not the case with ANY other network.
What we set out to develop in ParentShield wasn’t a ‘cut-down’ “my-first-mobile” service, but a Network with every possible powerful child-protection feature built in that we could. Basically all the things that the major Networks either wouldn’t or couldn’t do.
We wanted from the outset to build in powerful monitoring capabilities – such as call recording and SMS recording, as well as automatic word alerts. Controls such as time settings that will stop the phone being used to make calls or send texts outside set hours were logical extensions that came shortly after.
Ultra-Secure Protection Mode
In the network’s most restrictive ‘Ultra Secure Mode’ any unlocked phone can only call or text, or be called or be texted by up to two ‘Home Numbers’ – effectively turning a mobile phone into a personal safety device that can only call home, or the emergency services.
Once we started designing the Network it was clear that there were many protective features that we could add. All customers have access to an online portal that allows them to see and hear all the calls and texts, set various levels of protection and even turn mobile data on and off remotely without touching the phone. It’s important to us that the phone user has a totally-normal user experience.
Roaming SIMS for Ultimate Coverage
We provide SIM cards that actually roam across all of the major networks. If a signal is available from EE, O2 or Vodafone, the ParentShield SIMS will roam onto that network. This provides a super-network that is virtually devoid of ‘not-spots’; something that is a clear safety and practical benefit for any user.
Recommended by professionals
ParentShield is in active use in Childrens’ Homes and recommended by Police and childcare professionals. Only a monitored and properly-controlled SIM card can provide the level of protection needed in many circumstances. Even if the protective features of ParentShield aren’t used day-to-day, they provide peace of mind. Should the unthinkable happen, ParentShield provides a layer of security not available from a normal mobile phone network.