Gemalto: Gemalto selected by NTT DOCOMO for its NFC Services

         Gemalto: Gemalto selected by NTT DOCOMO for its NFC Services              Will cover the largest mobile subscriber base in Japan  Amsterdam, August 26, 2014 - Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653), the world leader in digital security,  announces the selection  by NTT DOCOMO,  INC., the  No.1  mobile operator in Japan with over 63 million subscribers, for its mobile  NFC  services.  Gemalto  will  provide  NTT  DOCOMO  with  an  end-to-end  solution  featuring its Allynis Trusted Service Management (TSM) service, as well as the UpTeq NFC  UICC embedding  both  the SIM  and contactless  applications.  This  collaboration reinforces Gemalto's long-standing partnership with NTT  DOCOMO,  which includes Japan's first Long Term Evolution (LTE) high-bandwidth wireless connectivity in 2010.  The launch will deliver  a rich variety  of contactless services  encompassing  mobile payments, loyalty programs, e-ticketing and access control.  Gemalto's solution will provide the highest level of convenience and  security  for NFC deployment  and sensitive  data management to  all service  providers.  Gemalto's UpTeq NFC UICC  is the ideal  solution to use  NFC mobile phones  to  access services requiring fast processing and high security like payment,  and  all other valuable  future NFC services  thanks to its  scalable capacity  and  superior post-issuance management capability.  "Japan has the world's largest contactless infrastructure so end consumers are already familiar to waving their mobile phone to enjoy contactless  services,"  said Michael  Au,  President  South  Asia  and  Japan  at  Gemalto.  "The  NFC  functionality builds on the UpTeq LTE card that NTT DOCOMO has already started to seed the  market with, and  will enable  them to offer  their customers  an  enhanced NFC experience.'  About Gemalto Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO) is the world leader in digital security with 2013 annual revenues of €2.4 billion and more than 12,000 employees operating out of 85 offices and 25 research and software development centers, located in 44 countries.  We are at the heart of the rapidly evolving digital society. Billions of people worldwide increasingly want the freedom to communicate, travel, shop, bank, entertain and work - anytime, everywhere - in ways that are enjoyable and safe. Gemalto delivers on their expanding needs for personal mobile services, payment security, authenticated cloud access, identity and privacy protection, eHealthcare and eGovernment efficiency, convenient ticketing and dependable machine-to-machine (M2M) applications. We develop secure embedded software and secure products which we design and personalize. Our platforms and services manage these products, the confidential data they contain and the trusted end-user services made possible.  Our innovations enable our clients to offer trusted and convenient digital services to billions of individuals. Gemalto thrives with the growing number of people using its solutions to interact with the digital and wireless world.  For more information visit www.gemalto.com, www.justaskgemalto.com, blog.gemalto.com, or follow @gemalto on Twitter.  Gemalto Media Contacts:  Pierre Lelievre                                   Asia Pacific +65 6317 3802 pierre.lelievre@gemalto.com  Contact Gemalto's media relations in your region  Press release (PDF)  ------------------------------------------------------------------------------  This announcement is distributed by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions on behalf of NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions clients. The issuer of this announcement warrants that they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein. Source: Gemalto via Globenewswire HUG#1850854  
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