NANTERRE, FRANCE & FORT MYERS, USA: Oberthur Technologies, one of the world’s largest providers of security and identification solutions and services based on smart card technologies, 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, GM - 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.