Amsterdam, Sept 12, 2013 - Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, has expanded its LinqUs Facebook for SIM software application to include Facebook Messenger, bringing the popular and fast-growing messaging service to the much wider group of all mobile subscribers with any type of handset. LinqUs Facebook for SIM comes pre-installed on the SIM cards of mobile operators offering the service, and requires no data subscription or app download by the end user, delivering convenient and real-time access to the social network using all types of handset. Gemalto’s SIM-based Facebook Messenger is set to help mobile operators tap the tremendous potential of enabling Facebook services for non-smartphone users. As of June 30, 2013, there were more than 800 million monthly active users who use Facebook mobile products.
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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