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Gemalto Wins Two Awards at LTE World Summit 2011: "Best contribution to LTE standards" and "Best enabling technology"


Amsterdam - Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, announces it has won two Informa LTE Awards in the “Best contribution to LTE standards“ and “Best enabling technology“ categories at the LTE World Summit 2011. The awards recognize Gemalto’s innovation capacity, which materializes in a range of complete LTE solutions.

Gemalto’s solutions include the LTE Full-IP Over-the-Air platform for instant subscription activation and the LTE Universal Integrated Circuit Cards (UICC) for secure user authentication to 4G networks and access to IP-based multimedia services. Gemalto is already one of the world’s leading technology suppliers behind a number of high-profile commercial LTE deployments, notably with NTT Docomo in Japan, as well as Metro PCS and Verizon Wireless in the U.S.

“LTE is a very important enabler for mobile operators looking to deliver enhanced subscriber experience for demanding mobile applications such as high-definition video streaming,” commented Philippe Vallée, Executive Vice President Telecom at Gemalto. “Gemalto is proud to be recognized for our latest LTE advancements in automated device configuration and 4G service installation, as we continue to deliver on our innovation promise.”

About Gemalto

Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO) is the world leader in digital security with 2010 annual revenues of €1.9 billion and over 10,000 employees operating out of 87 offices and 13 Research & Development centers in 45 countries.

Gemalto is at the heart of our evolving digital society. Billions of people worldwide increasingly want the freedom to communicate, travel, shop, bank, entertain, and work—anytime, anywhere, in ways that are convenient, enjoyable and secure. Gemalto delivers on the growing demands for personal mobile services, identity protection, payment security, authenticated online services, cloud computing access, modern transportation, e-healthcare and e-government services. Gemalto does this by providing secure software, a wide range of secure personal devices, and managed services to wireless operators, banks, enterprises and government agencies.

Gemalto is the world leader for electronic passports and identity cards, two-factor authentication devices for online protection, smart credit/debit and contactless payment cards, as well as subscriber identification modules (SIM) and universal integrated circuit cards (UICC) in mobile phones. Also, in the emerging machine-to-machine applications Gemalto is a leading supplier of wireless modules and machine identification modules (MIM). To operate these solutions and remotely manage the software and confidential data contained in the secure devices Gemalto also provides server platforms, consulting, training, and managed services to help its customers achieve their goals.

As the use of Gemalto’s software and secure devices increases with the number of people interacting in the digital and wireless world, the Company is poised to thrive over the coming years.

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