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MasterCard certifies Gemalto’s Trusted Service Manager (TSM) in Asia

Gemalto‘s Taiwan-based data centre has achieved certification by MasterCard for its Trusted Service Manager (TSM) solution for NFC services.

“MasterCard works alongside vendors to offer secure NFC payment solutions to its issuing banks,” says Andrew Smith, vice president at MasterCard’s Mobile Centre of Excellence, Asia/Pacific, Middle East & Africa. “We are pleased to collaborate with technological enablers like Gemalto that will allow financial institutions to rollout NFC MasterCard PayPass mobile services safely, adding ease to Taiwanese consumers` fast-paced lifestyles and spurring the growth of contactless payments in the market.”

“The role of the Trusted Services Manager is to provide independent, secure channels for service providers to conveniently engage their customer base into the mobile world,” added Tan Teck Lee, President of Gemalto Asia. “It is a role built on security, interoperability and trust, which facilitates business between mobile network operators and service providers.”

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