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  • Gemalto Recognized as Driving Force for LTE Network Deployments

    Published on May 5, 2011

    Netherlands: Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, announces it has been selected as a finalist in two categories for the second edition of the Informa LTE Awards. Organized by Informa Telecoms and Media, and independently judged by an operator-only panel, the awards celebrate key contributions to LTE advancement. Winners will be announced at the LTE World Summit 2011 on May 17, 2011 in Amsterdam. Gemalto is already involved in commercial LTE deployments, in particular with NTT Docomo in Japan, and Metro PCS and Verizon Wireless in the U.S.

    Recognizing Gemalto’s innovation and market leadership, the judges named the company as a finalist in two award categories:

    Best contribution to LTE standards

    Best enabling technology

    Other finalists include notably Alcatel-Lucent, Huawei, Ericsson, Nokia Siemens Networks and ZTE.

    Gemalto’s LTE solutions include the LTE Full-IP Over-The-Air platform, which enables operators to instantly activate the end-users’ subscriptions, manage user rights, and securely deliver a reliable data connection over their LTE network. Also associated to the platform are Gemalto’s LTE Universal Integrated Circuit Cards (UICC) that ensures user authentication to LTE networks and secure access to IP-based multimedia services such as voice-over-LTE and enriched communication.

    “Gemalto’s LTE solutions make it simple and convenient for subscribers to enjoy mobile Internet broadband services, with a remarkable quality of service,” said Jean-Claude Perrin, Vice President LTE strategy at Gemalto. “We are honored that LTE Awards recognized our innovation capacity, our dedication to the technology success, and recognizes our ability to bring operational LTE solutions to market quickly.”