LinqUs™ Advanced over-the-Air Platform + UpTeq™ UICC Card = Security, Identity, Mobility
AMSTERDAM - Thursday, June 27th 2013 [ME NewsWire]
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, has won the "Best LTE Security Product Award” at the LTE World Summit 2013. The award recognizes the best-in-class security delivered by Gemalto’s Advanced Connectivity solution, which combines the LinqUs™ Advanced OTA platform with the UpTeq™ LTE UICC card. This end-to-end solution creates a fast and secure connectivity layer, on top of which mobile operators and service providers can deploy new value added services such as LTE subscription activation, payment applications, multimedia distribution and machine-to-machine (M2M) connectivity.
Telecom operators, service providers and end-users everywhere share the same concern for clear protection of sensitive credentials. Gemalto’s core business is founded on over 20 years of experience in security processes, cryptography, embedded software and connecting platforms. This expertise spans the entire process of creating digital security solutions that inspire the trust of customers and found in billions of trusted devices that the company delivers annually.
This prestigious industry prize is the fifth secured by Gemalto’s Advanced Connectivity solution in the span of just two years. Building on the company’s LinqUs™ Advanced OTA platform and UpTeq™ LTE UICC card, Gemalto’s Advanced Connectivity solution provides robust security, reliability and ease-of-use for both mobile network operators and end users. It creates a secure channel for exchanges between the LTE SIM application located in the UICC card and the Advanced OTA platform, utilizing end-to-end encryption. Once in place, this secure channel can be used by Gemalto’s Allynis Trusted Service Manager and other application management platforms for fast and secure service delivery.
Constantly tested against the latest industry standards, the Advanced Connectivity solution is designed to offer high speed, low latency, and help ensure a 100% success rate when activating, updating or managing advanced services. Over 15 leading clients worldwide have already put their trust in the unrivaled level of security delivered by this industry-leading technology.
"LTE + UICC = Security, Identity, Mobility,” commented Philippe Vallée, Executive Vice President at Gemalto. "With our dedicated expertise in security and commitment to mobility, Gemalto is perfectly positioned in the sweet spot where these two key drivers meet. The Advanced Connectivity solution allows mobile operators to leverage the high bandwidth of LTE to deliver a range of secure services to their customers.”
Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO) is the world leader in digital security with 2012 annual revenues of €2.2 billion and more than 10,000 employees operating out of 83 offices and 13 Research & Development centers, located in 43 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.
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