Nearly half of smart cards shipped bound for US, China

Of 2.1 billion cards shipped, 903 million will end up in the wallets of Chinese and American cardholders, an ABI study finds.

Gemalto to deploy prepaid EMV bankcards in South Africa

The card is certified by the major payment schemes and accepted at more than 27,000 ATMs and 240,000 EMV-compliant POS terminals throughout the country.

Norway's first NFC wallet uses Gemalto's tech

Norway-based mobile network operator Telenor has partnered with two area financial institutions to launch the country's first NFC-enabled mobile wallet called Valyou.

Gemalto wants to connect the world

Digital security company releases new service to bring industry stakeholders together for NFC-enabled mobile payments.

Gemalto buys data and software protection company

The security company has acquired US-based SafeNet, a provider of enterprise data protection and software rights management solutions, in an $890 million deal that will close in Q4.

Gemalto can issue new PINs via SMS

Gemalto last week announced it has supplied a complete software, platform and service solution that securely issues PIN codes associated to LCL payment cards directly to customers via SMS, according to a press release. This new Allynis eService offer is...

China Telecom to include Gemalto NFC SIM card in commercial rollout

Gemalto today announced it is one of the suppliers selected by China Telecom for its UpTeq Multi-Tenant NFC SIM to support their commercial rollout of mobile contactless services, according to a press release. China Telecom is a leading operator in...

Alfa-Bank, Kyivstar, Gemalto pilot Ukraine NFC mobile payments

Alfa-Bank Ukraine and mobile operator Kyivstar are to pilot Ukraine's first mobile contactless payment service, with technology from Gemalto. When the service is launched, customers will be able to use their NFC-enabled phones at the country's 22,000 contactless payment terminals....

5 potential game-changers for mobile payments in 2014

The rapidly shifting mobile payments landscape means we should expect some big things this year.

Rio de Janeiro pilots NFC ticketing for public transit

A pilot program is under way in Rio de Janeiro to let bus, train and ferry riders pay with NFC-enabled smartphones. The three-month initiative, expected to run through December, is a partnership between RioCard Tecnologia da InfRioCard Tecnologia da Informação,...

Gemalto exec talks tech-agnostic mobile payments at Money2020

Gemalto provides end-to-end digital security solutions designed to make personal interactions more convenient, secure and enjoyable. In this video, recorded during the Money2020 conference in Las Vegas, Gemalto Marketing Director Naomi Lurie talks with Mobile Payments Today Editor Cary Stemle...

Gemalto buys its own mobile payment platform

Digital security giant Gemalto announced today that it has closed the acquisition of Ericsson Internet Payment Exchange AB, with the exception of operations in United States, from Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson. Stockholm-based IPX was created by Ericsson and has developed one...

NFC in the UK

Orange and Barclaycard introduce U.K.'s first contactless payment product

Gemalto receives MasterCard certification for NFC-enabling technology

Digital security provider Gemalto announced its UICC-embedded software application has been certified as compliant with MasterCard's new payment specification for mobile near field communications (NFC). Universal integrated circuit cards (UICC) are the "smart cards" embedded in cellphones that store consumer data.

Contactless mobile payment services coming to the UK

Barclaycard, Everything Everywhere will roll out contactless mobile payment using NFC tech later this year.

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