Verizon selects Gemalto to migrate to next-generation Advanced OTA technology for 4G LTE services

AMSTERDAM, May 3, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, announces that Verizon Wireless, a leading U.S. mobile operator, is adopting the latest version of Gemalto’s LinqUs Advanced OTA1 (AOTA) solution for 4G LTE services.

Gemalto’s solution serves as the foundation for state-of-the-art services like next-generation subscriber provisioning and lifecycle management. AOTA supports a more sophisticated, robust card management tool for Verizon’s growing network demands and is a scalable, secure framework for deploying trusted solutions. Verizon can easily address new markets like IoT, M2M, and other emerging business opportunities. The LinqUs AOTA framework also enables Verizon to quickly integrate functionalities such as Trusted Services Hub (TSH), roaming management, and secure mobile authentication for digital signature services.

“Gemalto is an excellent technology partner and it made sense to migrate to the Advanced OTA platform to better position Verizon for expansion into subscription management, new Trusted Services Hub (TSH) opportunities and IoT,” said Adam Koeppe, Vice President of Network Technology for Verizon Wireless.

“We are pleased Verizon has chosen Gemalto for the next step of its technology roadmap,” said Rodrigo Serna, President of the Americas at Gemalto. “Our Advanced OTA platform facilitates large-scale updates enabling Verizon to quickly implement and deliver innovative services to millions of customers across the U.S.”

1LinqUs Advanced Connectivity Over-The-Air (AOTA) solution, designed for all IP 4G networks, and using Gemalto(1)s unique secure polling software helps ensure a high-level success rate when updating the UICC for the download and activation of network and subscriber applications.

About Gemalto

Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO) is the global leader in digital security, with 2015 annual revenues of [Eur]3.1 billion and customers in over 180 countries. We bring trust to an increasingly connected world.

Our technologies and services enable businesses and governments to authenticate identities and protect data so they stay safe and enable services in personal devices, connected objects, the cloud and in between.

Gemalto’s solutions are at the heart of modern life, from payment to enterprise security and the internet of things. We authenticate people, transactions and objects, encrypt data and create value for software – enabling our clients to deliver secure digital services for billions of individuals and things.

Our 14,000+ employees operate out of 118 offices, 45 personalization and data centers, and 27 research and software development centers located in 49 countries.

For more information visit www.gemalto.com or follow @gemalto on Twitter.

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