Amsterdam, Sept. 25, 2014 – China Mobile (1) has selected Gemalto (€ Next NL0000400653 GTO), the world’s leading companies, decided on the field of digital security as a partner for the implementation of mobile contactless applications. The initial plan is the introduction of Near Field Communications (NFC) technology in Beijing’s urban transport. The multi-tenant UpTeq NFC SIM cards from Gemalto to protect the credentials of the consumer will be used. China Mobile is with nearly 800 million customers the largest mobile operator in the world. Gemalto acquires the pre-installation of Beijing “Transport-App” on the SIM card, must keep pace with the more than 22 million commuters (2) daily for the use of bus and metro in the city just their smartphone to the contactless ticket reader .
Commuters in Beijing will need a convenient and quick solution if you want to use the crowded public transportation in one of the most populous cities in the world. The payment systems in China rapid development already observed towards contactless payment options: At more than 3.6 million of the contactless switches quickpass of UnionPay is accepted. As the number of mobile phones about three times as high as the number of payment cards (3), there is a huge potential in that millions of commuters could use the time-saving and convenient contactless transactions.
In addition to the modal split App will be directly responsible for hosting and facilitating numerous other secure content services, including mobile payment, loyalty and coupon programs, and access control for private companies in all types of mobile handsets built UpTeq NFC Multi-tenant SIM card. Because of the LTE capability customers the NFC applications can quickly and easily download using the new networks of the fourth generation.
“More than 53% of China’s population lives in urban areas. Contactless solutions are in mega cities such as Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu, Nanjing, Guangzhou and Tianjin clearly on the rise, “says Suzanne Tong-Li, President for Greater China and Korea at Gemalto. “We have used our excellent knowledge of the Chinese market and regional networks to China Mobile to provide a tailor-made solution that allows mobile operators can adapt its services to other cities and expand. Commuters will be able to drive with only one download from city to city, regardless from their goal, and do not have any time to buy a new ticket. “
The UpTeq NFC Multi-tenant SIM is part of the overall portfolio of mobile contactless solutions, Gemalto, one of which the Allynis Trusted Services Hub.
(1) China Mobile Group Beijing Company Limited (2) Source: According to the July 5, published by the Beijing bus companies “2013 Beijing bus group CSR report” used in 2013 22 million people daily public transport, of which almost 60 % bus services. (Http://www.bjbus.com/home/news_detail.php?uNewsCode=00002396&uNewsType=2&uPageT ype = 10) (3) Source: http://trendwatching.com/trends/perfect-payments/
Gemalto (€ Next NL0000400653 GTO) is the world leader in the field of digital security. The company had 2013 annual revenues of 2.4 billion euros. Gemalto employs over 12,000 employees operating out of 85 offices and 25 Research and software development centers in 44 countries.
We are an integral part of our evolving digital society. Billions of people around the world today want anywhere, anytime and freedom to communicate, travel, shop, bank, entertain, be entertained or work – and as fun and safe as possible. Gemalto delivers on the growing demands for personal mobile services, payment security, authenticated access to cloud systems, identity and data protection, health and electronic government services, convenient ticket solutions and reliable M2M communication solutions. We develop secure software and safe products that we design and personalize yourself. These safe products and the confidential data they contain, and the activities they enable services for end-users are managed through our platforms and services.
Through continuous innovation, we enable our customers to provide attractive offers for the digital life making. Billions of end-users benefit from the comfort and safety of these solutions. As more people use the software and secure devices Gemalto, the company achieved high growth rates.
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