Solution supports activation and remote configuration of CDMA devices
NANTERRE, FR and FORT MYERS, FL—FEB. 29, 2012—Oberthur Technologies, one of the world’s largest providers of security and identification solutions and services based on smart card technologies, today announced a key partnership agreement with Interop Technologies, a leading provider of mobile device management, connectivity gateway, and messaging solutions for CDMA operators. Oberthur Technologies will integrate Interop’s CDMA OTA provisioning platform into its broader OTA management solution in order to serve CDMA wireless network operators worldwide.
Oberthur Technologies currently supports GSM operators with its Application Loader and Management (ALM) solution, a field-hardened SIM OTA management platform deployed in 2G and 3G networks. By adding Interop’s CDMA solution to its product suite, Oberthur Technologies enables CDMA operators to manage the full range of available handsets.
Interop’s CDMA OTA technology offers a world-class set of features that reduces effort and costs associated with handset provisioning and programming. Interop’s platform enables CDMA operators to update Preferred Roaming Lists (PRLs), service programming codes, and text messaging services directly on subscriber handsets.
“After 10 years of experience in secure over-the-air management of SIM cards for GSM operators, Oberthur Technologies now joins forces with a leading CDMA OTA management vendor to address all mobile operators’ needs. Oberthur Technologies will reinforce its position in CDMA markets by proposing mobile operators a future-proof offer compatible with all networks,” said Arnaud de la Chapelle, General Manager – Convergence and Solutions at Oberthur Technologies.
“Our relationship with Oberthur Technologies will give us the reach to provide our unrivaled OTA technology to operators worldwide. We look forward to a strong, lasting, and successful partnership with this industry leader,” said John A. Dwyer, President and CEO at Interop Technologies.
About Oberthur Technologies
Oberthur Technologies is a world leader in security based on smart card technology and associated services. Through innovation and excellence in service, we deliver value to business customers with profitable models and clear benefits for end-users. Our clients are spread around the world and belong in many cases to global organizations.
They include mobile operators, financial institutions, governments, transport operators, corporates and conditional access system providers. The products and services we develop address the ever-changing needs of the payment, mobile, identity, transport, convergence and digital TV market segments.
Oberthur Technologies has 5,700 employees through 40 countries and 65 sites.
For more information: www.oberthur.com
Oberthur Technologies Media Contact:
Stephanie Cau, Communications Director
+33 1 47 85 58 06
About Interop Technologies
Interop Technologies (www.interoptechnologies.com) is a leading developer of innovative software solutions to support today’s converging communication ecosystem in the areas of advanced messaging, device provisioning and management, and connectivity gateways. Offering exceptional deployment flexibility, Interop enables operators of all sizes worldwide to launch new mobile services quickly. The company’s future-proof solutions deliver superior reliability and high performance in today’s evolving mixed-generation technology environments. Interop designs, develops, and supports all solutions in-house, providing modular and extremely scalable architecture that makes migration to next-generation technology simple. Interop Technologies maintains its corporate headquarters and a network operations center (NOC) in Fort Myers, FL, with a fully redundant NOC and offices in Dallas, TX.
Interop Technologies Media Contact: Coracle Group LLC
Judith Purcell (Denver, CO)
media (at) coraclegroup dotcom
Lisa Eppert (San Diego, CA)
leppert (at) coraclegroup dotcom