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OT to deliver SIM cards and bespoke services to new Forbesfone

Oberthur Technologies (OT), a provider of embedded security software products, services and solutions has been selected by the newly created MVNO, Forbesfone, a partner of the internationally renowned Forbes magazine, to become their unique provider of both mobile products and services. OT will fully and actively support Forbesfone’s international deployment with the delivery of cards, […]

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NFC-enabled SIMS continues to grow in 2014

The SIMalliance membership, which represents approximately 90% of the global SIM card market, has reported an 11% year-on-year increase in SIM unit shipments in 2014. The total volume of SIM cards shipped by SIMalliance members in 2014 was 4.7 billion, rising from 4.2 billion in 2013.  SIMalliance members estimate that the total available global market […]

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Gemalto to deploy mobile NFC transport in Shanghai and Beijing

Gemalto, announced today that China Telecom has selected its UpTeq Multi-tenant NFC SIMs to deploy secure NFC transport services in China’s two largest cities – Shanghai and Beijing. China Telecom is a leading operator in the country with more than 183 million subscribers. This deployment will enable up to 45 million(1) daily commuters to ride […]

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Gemalto adds new tokenization options to its Trusted Services Hub

Gemalto has added new key capabilities to its Allynis Trusted Services Hub for tokenization based payment services. For banks and payment service providers that look to create a seamless mobile payment experience, Gemalto say they are bringing the most complete and integrated solution, from the mobile tokenization gateway all the way to the client-server architecture […]

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G&D supplies secure SIM card platform for Swiss Tapit digital wallet

The Swiss mobile network provider Swisscom is counting on highly secure NFC-enabled SIM cards from Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) to allow its customers to make payments with “Tapit”. Tapit is the digital wallet for smartphones in Switzerland. The platform is used by every mobile network provider in the country. The smartphone app uses NFC technology […]

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SIM-based NFC payments to grow on the back of HCE, says SIMalliance

Following the recent publication of the Consult Hyperion/GSMA discussion paper ‘HCE and SIM Secure Element: It’s Not Black and White’, SIMalliance has highlighted that future growth of the NFC ecosystem and NFC-based applications, resulting from host card emulation (HCE), is likely to expedite SIM-based NFC payment deployments and create opportunities for mobile network operators (MNOs) to (as the […]

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