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INGENICO: Ingenico, Oberthur Technologies and Vodafone join forces to revolutionize payment terminal connectivity with Ingenico Connectivity/Manager

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|Paris, November 28, 2016 |
Ingenico Group, Oberthur Technologies and Vodafone join forces to
revolutionize payment terminal connectivity with Ingenico

Ingenico Group (Euronext: FR0000125346 - ING), the global leader in seamless
payment, OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded
security software products, services and solutions, and Vodafone announced
that they have been collaborating to define a disruptive connectivity
management solution based on embedded Universal Integrated Circuit Card
(eUICC). This partnership brings together the best of their know-how to
revolutionize payment terminal connectivity in an agile way.

By joining forces, Ingenico, Vodafone and OT will make the remote management
of payment terminals' cellular connectivity a reality thanks to
Connectivity/Manager. This tripartite solution leverages OT's eUICC and
remote subscription management solution, Ingenico's smart terminals as well
as Vodafone's global IoT communications platform, and eliminates all logistic
constraints toward SIM management. Enabling both the remote installation and
management of operator profiles, it will dramatically improve operational
efficiency, and also enhance merchants' experience with better connectivity
and ready-to-use payment terminal. This pioneering solution will provide
unequalled quality of service and increase opportunities for acquirers&estate
owners around the globe.

"We are delighted to work with Ingenico and Vodafone to optimize global
connectivity management of POS during their entire lifespan. Our solution
will also simplify the worldwide distribution of the POS and enable Ingenico
to deliver an improved connectivity service to acquirers and merchants thanks
to primary connectivity and back-up subscriptions hosted in the same eUICC.
This will increase the transaction success rate by avoiding transaction
failures related to temporary loss of connectivity


said Pierre Barrial, Managing Director of the Connected Device Makers activity
at OT."This is a strategic project for us, in line with our ambition to
provide our
OEM and MNO customers with the best solution to manage connectivity in a
secure and flexible way across the variety of devices and equipment that
constitute the Internet of Things.



Ecosystems and partnerships are going to be critical in the continued success
of IoT and I believe that this relationship will prove to be a powerful and
successful one for the POS industry,"

highlighted Vodafone head of IoT Ivo Rook.


This solution will dramatically change the way terminals estate owners manage
connectivity. Nowadays, ensuring a merchant's payment terminal is operational
accounts for up to 17% of the overall terminal TCO. With this new solution,
the payment terminal will embed a SIM that can be set and updated
over-the-air. Thus estates will be managed more efficiently. Field services
around SIM card logistics will become redundant, which will save estate
owners time and costs while simplifying merchants'


explained Jacques Guérin, EVP Smart terminals for Ingenico Group.

To discover the Connectivity/Manager, you can either visit us at Trustech on
booth E011 in the Lérins Rotunda, where a demo will be available from 29
November to 1 December or attend Sylvain De Sa Costa's pitching session,
entitledHassle-Free Connectivity to Reduce TCO and Increase Merchants'

on Trustech main stage on 29 November at 11:40 am:
About Ingenico Group
Ingenico Group (Euronext: FR0000125346-ING) is the global leader in seamless
payment, providing smart, trusted and secure solutions to empower commerce
across all channels, in-store, online and mobile. With the world's largest
payment acceptance network, we deliver secure payment solutions with a local,
national and international scope. We are the trusted world-class partner for
financial institutions and retailers, from small merchants to several of the
world's best known global brands. Our solutions enable merchants to simplify
payment and deliver their brand promise.

About Oberthur Technologies
OT is a world leader in embedded digital security that protects you when you
connect, authenticate or pay.
OT is strategically positioned in high growth markets and offers embedded
security software solutions for "end-point" devices as well as associated
remote management solutions to a huge portfolio of international clients,
including banks and financial institutions, mobile operators, authorities and
governments, as well as manufacturers of connected objects and equipment.

OT employs over 6 500 employees worldwide, including almost 700 R&D people.
With a global footprint of 4 regional secure manufacturing hubs and 39 secure
service centers, OT's international network serves clients in 169 countries.
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About Vodafone
Vodafone is one of the world's largest telecommunications companies and
provides a range of services including voice, messaging, data and fixed
communications. Vodafone has mobile operations in 26 countries, partners with
mobile networks in 52 more, and fixed broadband operations in 17 markets. As
of 30 September 2016, Vodafone had 470 million mobile customers and 14
million fixed broadband customers. For more information, please visit:

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