Amsterdam, October 26, 2018 at 12:00 AM – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 – GTO), the world leader in digital security today announces its revenue for the third quarter of 2018.
Philippe Vallée, Chief Executive Officer, commented: “As expected, Gemalto’s third quarter revenue was slightly lower as large programs in both the Governments and Cybersecurity businesses are being delivered in the fourth quarter of 2018.
In parallel, Gemalto recorded a strong increase in deployments of its secure connectivity solutions for IoT industrial applications. In the Smartcards & Issuance segment, the Payment business posted a solid performance driven by the first EMV renewal campaigns in the US and strong payment card deployments across other regions. The recent Apple announcement introducing eSIM technology in its new generation of iPhones was an important milestone. It should trigger an acceleration in the rate of activations that will benefit Gemalto’s eSIM solutions with Mobile Network Operators.
As we progress toward the end of the year, leveraging the traditional fourth quarter momentum and benefiting from the adjustments made to our cost base, we are confident in achieving our 2018 outlook.”
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Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO) is the global leader in digital security, with 2017 annual revenues of €3 billion and customers in over 180 countries. We bring trust to an increasingly connected world.
From secure software to biometrics and encryption, our technologies and services enable businesses and governments to authenticate identities and protect data so they stay safe and enable services in personal devices, connected objects, the cloud and in between.
Gemalto’s solutions are at the heart of modern life, from payment to enterprise security and the internet of things. We authenticate people, transactions and objects, encrypt data and create value for software – enabling our clients to deliver secure digital services for billions of individuals and things.
Our 15,000 employees operate out of 114 offices, 40 personalization and data centers, and 35 research and software development centers located in 47 countries.