Amsterdam, Sept 27, 2012 - Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, announces its selection by PrivatBank to provide Optelio contactless stickers for Ukraine’s first commercial mobile payment deployment. PrivatBank, the nation’s largest commercial bank serving over 18 million customers in the country, will enable consumers to experience this innovative and convenient payment means using any mobile handset. Optelio stickers are available at all PrivatBank branches, and the bank is also distributing the stickers through retailers to increase ease of availability to accelerate market penetration.
About PrivatBank: International banking group "PrivatBank" serves over 22 million corporate and retail customers in 12 countries around the world, including Russia, Georgia, Italy, Latvia, Portugal, China, United Kingdom, Cyprus, Germany, Spain, Kazakhstan. PrivatBank was recognized as "Bank of the year 2011” in Ukraine (The Banker Awards). In the ranking of the top 1000 world banks PrivatBank entered in the top 10 of the largest banks in Central and Eastern Europe. PrivatBank is also included in the top-10 rated banks in the CIS "RIA Ranking".
Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO) is the world leader in digital security with 2011 annual revenues of €2 billion and more than 10,000 employees operating out of 74 offices and 14 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 services, identity and privacy protection, eHealthcare and eGovernment efficiency, convenient ticketing and dependable machine-to-machine (M2M) applications.
Gemalto develops secure embedded software and secure products which we design and personalize. Our platforms and services manage these secure products, the confidential data they contain and the trusted end-user services they enable. Our innovations offer more ways for our clients to enhance the convenience and security of people’s digital lives.
Gemalto thrives with the growing number of people using its solutions to interact with the digital and wireless world.
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