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2015-09-03

Gemalto: Gemalto Partners with Samsung for the launch of Samsung Pay in Europe with Innovative Security Solutions

Amsterdam, September 3, 2015 -
Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security,
joins forces with Samsung to accelerate the deployment of Samsung Pay through
Gemalto'sAllynis
Trusted Service Hub
(TSH).

Samsung Pay is a simple and secure mobile payment service that will provide
wider acceptance with NFC and MST (Magnetic Secure Transmission) working in
most of merchant locations. Gemalto and Samsung are actively working with
payment issuers to roll out Samsung Pay to Europe.

Gemalto's Allynis TSH is a one-stop connection that offers payment issuers an
accelerated path to launch mobile payment services, integrating streamlined
user enrollment, service installation and lifecycle management of payment
credentials or tokenization services. Onboarding for payment issuers is
significantly simplified, without the need for massive new IT investments and
rapidly offering a frictionless user experience across the full range of
handset security models. Samsung Pay on the new Galaxy handsets benefits from
a dedicated embedded secure element for storing sensitive credentials, while
theAllynis TSH
ensures that payment issuers can benefit from the maximum flexibility for
future roadmaps.

"We are excited to work with Gemalto as they offer Gemalto's hub services
worldwide that offer a secure payment card digitization solution to Samsung
Pay
,
" said Injong Rhee, EVP of Samsung Electronics, global head of B2B Solutions.
"With Gemalto's technologies,
Samsung Pay
will be able to deliver
a
simple, secure and everywhere mobile payment experience to
more consumers
.
"

"Our role is to support our payment issuer customers and Samsung to accelerate
bringing Samsung Pay to consumers, by bringing the most robust technology and
connection services to the game. Our track record of serving banks and
handling sensitive data, as well as our understanding of security management
on mobile handsets are of critical importance for them,
" says Teck-Lee Tan, Executive VP of Platforms and Services at Gemalto. "We
have built our solution to take the technical complexity out of the
equation for payment issuers, and we are ready to address our customers' pain
points around user enrolment and eco-system fragmentation.
"

About Gemalto

Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO) is the world leader in digital security,
with 2014 annual revenues of €2.5 billion and blue-chip customers in over 180
countries.

Gemalto helps people trust one another in an increasingly connected digital
world. Billions of people want better lifestyles, smarter living
environments, and the freedom to communicate, shop, travel, bank, entertain
and work - anytime, everywhere - in ways that are enjoyable and safe. In this
fast moving mobile and digital environment, we enable companies and
administrations to offer a wide range of trusted and convenient services by
securing financial transactions, mobile services, public and private clouds,
eHealthcare systems, access to eGovernment services, the Internet and
internet-of-things and transport ticketing systems.

Gemalto's unique technology portfolio - from advanced cryptographic software
embedded in a variety of familiar objects, to highly robust and scalable
back-office platforms for authentication, encryption and digital credential
management - is delivered by our world-class service teams. Our 14,000
employees operate out of 99 offices, 34 personalization and data centers, and
24 research and software development centers located in 46 countries.

For more information
visitwww.gemalto.com,www.justaskgemalto.com,blog.gemalto.com, or
follow@gemaltoon Twitter.

Gemalto media contacts:

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| Philippe Benitez Peggy Edoire Vivian Liang |
|North America |
|+1 512 257 3869 Europe&CIS Greater China |
|philippe.benitez@gemalto.com +33 4 42 36 45 40 +86 1059373046 |
| peggy.edoire@gemalto.com vivian.liang@gemalto.com |
| Ernesto Haikewitsch Kristel Teyras Pierre Lelievre |
|Latin America Middle East&Africa Asia Pacific |
|+55 11 5105 9220 +33 1 55 01 57 89 +65 6317 3802 |
|ernesto.haikewitsch@gemalto.com kristel.teyras@gemalto.com pierre.lelievre@gemalto.com |
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Press release (PDF)
http://hugin.info/159293/R/1949188/708270.pdf

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