Oberthur partners with UTIBA


Oberthur Technologies has partnered with Utiba to create a complementary suite of secured Mobile Money Services and Money Transfer Solutions to mobile operators and financial institutions.

This offer combines Oberthur Technologies’ SIM OTA server, SIM browsing gateway and SIM secured gateway together with Utiba’s transactional platform in a global solution which can be possibly operated from any of Oberthur Technologies’ certified data centres.

The solution proposes a suite of secured end-to-end payment and money transfer services helping mobile operators and financial institutions to offer innovative financial services in mobility such as microfinance, domestic and international money transfer, airtime sharing, epayment or e-banking.

‘With 20 years experience in securing financial transactions and mobile operators traffic, we started a couple of years ago to secure mobile money transaction,’ comments Xavier Drilhon, MD, card systems division, Oberthur Technologies. ‘With the technology provided by Utiba, who has a proven track record in mobile commerce, we expand further our range of Mobile Money Services for both mobile operators and financial institutions.’