Telenor Group selects Morpho as a new SIM technology supplier

Barcelona, February 26, 2013

Morpho (Safran) has been selected by Telenor Group as a new supplier of SIM cards and related value-added applications and services. As a result of a qualification and selection process, Telenor has refreshed its Global Partners list by signing a Global Frame Agreement with Morpho. This will enable cooperation with Telenor operating units across Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Serbia, Montenegro, Hungary, Malaysia, Thailand, India, Pakistan and Bangladesh.

Morpho has great experience with major mobile network operators (MNOs) in all kinds of security management solutions for value-added services and SIM cards. With its extensive knowledge in the area of digital identity and its widely used Trusted Service Management (TSM) solution, Morpho masters the whole ecosystem to provide the right global offering for its customers.

"During an extensive qualification process, Morpho has proven its experience and expertise in the digital security business," said Noemi Jirkovszky, global category manager for SIM cards at Telenor Group. "With Morpho, we have a technology partner that does not only deliver state-of-the-art products, but also supports us on future group projects and pilots with innovative solutions."

Yves Portalier, Senior Vice President Telecoms at Morpho, e-Documents Division, stated: "We are delighted to partner with Telenor, a key global customer. Like Morpho's other major international telecoms customers, Telenor will profit from our Global Account structure, enabling a unified product offering, common profile and platform initiatives, while being flexible and supportive in the different countries with local teams onsite."

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About Morpho
Morpho, a high-technology company of Safran, is one of the world's leading suppliers of identification, detection and e-document solutions. Morpho is specialized in personal rights and flow management applications, in particular based on biometrics, a sector in which it is the world leader, as well as secure terminals and smart cards. Morpho's integrated systems and equipment are deployed worldwide and contribute to the safety and security of transportation, data, people and countries.
For more information: www.morpho.com/e-documents - www.safran-group.com
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About Telenor Group
For more information, please visit Telenor Group's website : www.telenor.com

Mareike NEUMAYER
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