Latest version features Facebook MessengerCARTES Secure Connexions Event, Paris, Nov 19, 2013 - Gemalto (Euronext NL 0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, announces that inwi, the award-winning* Moroccan mobile telecoms company, is the first to deploy the latest version of its LinqUs Facebook-for-SIM mobile application which now includes the popular Facebook Messenger feature. Inwi’s 12 million Moroccan subscribers will have the opportunity to enjoy seamless and intuitive mobile access to the world’s leading social network site. In a country where smartphone penetration is only at 16%**, the solution provides an opportunity for the many users to enjoy Facebook’s services from any type of mobile phone, and without having to incur additional Internet connection charges.
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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