Gemalto has selected NTT DOCOMO for its NFC Services, the No.1 mobile operator in Japan with over 63 million subscribers, for its mobile NFC services. Gemalto will provide NTT DOCOMO with an end-to-end solution featuring its Allynis Trusted Service Management (TSM) service, as well as the UpTeq NFC UICC embedding both the SIM and contactless applications.
This collaboration reinforces Gemalto’s long-standing partnership with NTT DOCOMO, which includes Japan’s first Long Term Evolution (LTE) high-bandwidth wireless connectivity in 2010.
The launch will deliver a rich variety of contactless services encompassing mobile payments, loyalty programs, e-ticketing and access control.
Gemalto’s solution will provide the highest level of convenience and security for NFC deployment and sensitive data management to all service providers. Gemalto’s UpTeq NFC UICC is the ideal solution to use NFC mobile phones to access services requiring fast processing and high security like payment, and all other valuable future NFC services thanks to its scalable capacity and superior post-issuance management capability.
Gemalto is the world leader in digital security with 2013 annual revenues of €2.4 billion and more than 12,000 employees operating out of 85 offices and 25 research and software development centers, located in 44 countries.
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