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Netsize, the world's leading operator billing platform, achieves PCI DSS certification
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New certification enables immediate credit card payments

MEUDON, France - Monday, September 30th 2013

Regulatory News:

Netsize, a Gemalto company, has achieved PCI DSS (Payment Card

Industry & Data Security Scheme) certification, extending the

capabilities of its payment platform beyond operator billing to allow

end user credit card details to be securely stored and thereby

facilitate convenient, immediate transactions. Mobile and digital

content providers will now be able to offer consumers an even wider

range of secure payment options, including higher transaction limits,

to a potential market of two billion consumers and three billion


The Netsize payment platform already enables content providers to

connect directly to the billing platforms of 160 mobile network

operators in over 50 different countries, supporting seamless and

efficient payments directly from a handset for purchases of apps,

music, images and videos. By meeting the stringent requirements of

the globally recognized PCI DSS standard, Netsize delivers yet more

flexibility to this mobile payment ecosystem, with the same high

standards in security that the company has been known to provide. In

particular, the new certification enables higher transaction limits,

which enables faster time-to-market for a host of premium mobile


To meet the demands of PCI DSS, Netsize has developed a new

infrastructure that includes a dedicated server, network and

encryption engine to store, process and transmit the credit cards


"The Netsize mobile payment platform offers an unrivaled gateway to

the vast and rapidly growing global market for digital services and

content on handheld devices, which generated sales worth €1 billion

during 2012,” said Frédéric Deman, General Manager of Netsize. "The

addition of PCI DSS certification for secure and seamless credit card

payments represents yet another leap forward in terms of the

commercial opportunities available to merchants using Netsize


About Netsize

Netsize - a Gemalto company - is the global leader for mobile

operator micro-payment solution and messaging services. We connect

and contract directly with mobile operators and help our clients to

monetize mobile services or provide messaging services. These can be

for selling digital goods or for vending and ticketing, as well as

for value added services like mobile marketing to manage customer

relationships and app store payments.

The Netsize payment and messaging network reaches more than 2 billion

consumers. We connect more than 1,000 merchants and service providers

to over 160 mobile network operators. This unique coverage gives us

the ability to innovate and offer our clients customized In-App

Payment, P-SMS, as well as Online and Direct Billing solutions in

over 50 countries.

Netsize employs more than 250 telecom professionals and has local

offices in 21 countries. By using our direct connections to our broad

base of mobile operators worldwide, our clients can enjoy the

benefits of focusing on quick market engagement and results-driven


About Gemalto

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.

For more information visit,,, or follow @gemalto on Twitter.





Donya Ekstrand, +46 851 79 54 23

Head of Marketing Communications




Peggy Edoire, +33 4 42 36 45 40

Europe, Middle East & Africa



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