In addition to Internet-banking, users can securely access e-finance, e-commerce and e-government services through their handset, anytime, anywhereAmsterdam, Nov 3, 2008 - Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, today announces that Turkcell (NYSE: TKC) is using its SIM-based mobile signature solution to rollout a set of new applications in the fields of e-finance, e-commerce and e-government. Turkcell is Turkey’s leading mobile operator with more than 35 million subscribers. The Gemalto solution allows subscribers to securely access online services that require strong authentication using their mobile phone to sign their transactions and documents by means of a legally binding electronic signature. Eighteen months after the initial deployment, the operator is working notably with 12 partner banks, 4 investment companies, 6 governmental organizations and 2 e-commerce websites. Today, 35 applications are available to Turkcell subscribers.
Gemalto (Euronext NL 0000400653 GTO) is the leader in digital security with pro forma 2007 annual revenues of over €1.6 billion, more than 85 offices in 40 countries and about 10,000 employees including 1,300 R&D engineers.
In a world where the digital revolution is increasingly transforming our lives, Gemalto’s solutions are designed to make personal digital interactions more convenient, secure and enjoyable.
Gemalto provides end-to-end digital security solutions, from the development of software applications through design and production of secure personal devices such as smart cards, SIMs, e-passports, and tokens to the deployment of managed services for its customers.
More than a billion people worldwide use the company's products and services for telecommunications, financial services, e-government, identity management, multimedia content, digital rights management, IT security, mass transit and many other applications.
As the use of Gemalto’s software and secure devices increases with the number of people interacting in the digital and wireless world, the company is poised to thrive over the coming years.
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