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Cinterion M2M modules get Pre-Approved for AT&T's 4G Network certification status, and integrated by device maker Psion

 
​CTIA Wireless, New Orleans, LA, May 8, 2012 - Cinterion, the global leader in cellular machine-to-machine (M2M) communication and a Gemalto (Euronext NL 0000400653 GTO) company, today announced that its leading-edge PH8 and PHS8 M2M modules have passed the Pre-Approval testing on AT&T’s 4G HSPA+ wireless network, a certification that shortens M2M device makers’ product approval time. With the AT&T Pre-Approval and the Full Type Approval in place, these flagship Cinterion modules help wireless solution developers in North America bring 4G M2M solutions to market faster and more cost efficiently. Psion, a worldwide leader in ruggedized handheld computers, has begun integrating the PH8 module in its industrial PDA – the Psion EP10 is immediately available for enterprise customers across North America.
 
The modules provide a confirmed footprint migration to 4G LTE network, and are designed to enable a wide range of high-bandwidth M2M applications such as ruggedized PDAs, video surveillance, remote monitoring, advanced security solutions and more. 
 
Cinterion’s ultra slim modules provide secure and reliable communications across all AT&T networks. Offering integrated GPS, advanced voice technology and an option for flexible Land Grid Array surface mounting, industry leaders are already integrating Cinterion’s leading-edge modules for data-intensive M2M applications that require 4G speeds and functionality. In addition, both modules share a common footprint with the LTE roadmap, providing a seamless migration path to evolving next generation wireless technology.
 
Global mobile network operators are continually advancing networks toward 4G technologies and beyond. M2M developers need high quality modules that can reliably operate across varied wireless technologies to assure the longevity required for M2M solutions,” said Norbert Muhrer, CEO Cinterion. “Cinterion’s PH8 and PHS8 give our customers a competitive advantage in introducing next-generation 4G M2M solutions, and they are ready for operation on the AT&T HSPA+ network.”
 
PH8 and PHS8 development kits and commercial production modules are available immediately. For more information, contact sales@cinterion.com.


About Cinterion, a Gemalto Company
Cinterion, the machine-to-machine (M2M) segment of Gemalto (Euronext NL 0000400653 GTO), is the industry pioneer for wireless M2M communication and market leader for more than 15 years. Cinterion enables businesses to succeed in a complex M2M ecosystem by offering expertise, security, simplicity and partnership. Cinterion’s award-winning products and services connect people, machines, equipment and vehicles over wireless networks, helping enterprises simplify operations, increase efficiency and establish new business models. Equipment makers, integrators, MNOs, and end-users rely on Cinterion for leading-edge wireless M2M communication modules, Machine Identification Modules (MIMs), MIM personalization capabilities plus a trusted and secure, cloud-based Service Delivery Platform for any M2M application. Cinterion powers cellular communications for: telematics and automotive applications, tracking and tracing, industrial mobile computing, metering and smart grid, payment systems, healthcare, security systems, routers and gateways, remote maintenance and control and more. 
For more information, please visit www.gemalto.com/m2m, www.facebook.com/cinterion, or follow @cinterion on twitter.

Cinterion Contacts: 

Angela Roepenack
Cinterion Wireless Modules NAFTA
+1 (425) 214-4246 
angela.roepenack@Cinterion.com
 
Ellen Lynch
 LPI Communications for CWM
 +1 (415) 225 2240
ellen@lpicommunications.com

About Gemalto

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 in 43 countries.

We are at the heart of our 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 convenient, enjoyable and secure. Gemalto delivers on their expanding needs for personal mobile services, payment security, identity protection, authenticated online services, cloud computing access, eHealthcare and eGovernment services, modern transportation solutions and machine-to-machine (M2M) communication.

Gemalto develops secure software that runs on trusted devices which we design and personalize. We manage these devices, the confidential data they contain and the services they enable, throughout their life cycle. We innovate so that our clients can offer more ways of enhancing the convenience and security of their end-users’ digital lives.

Gemalto is thriving with the growing number of people using its software and secure devices to interact in the digital and wireless world.

For more information visit www.gemalto.com, www.justaskgemalto.com, blog.gemalto.com, or follow @gemalto on Twitter.



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