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'SAMENA Daily' News

Ebtikar exhibits strong presence at Mobile World Congress 2018
Category: Member
Publishing Date: March 8, 2018

Ebtikar Card Systems, the Smart business unit of Etisalat, made a strong presence at the recently concluded Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, which attracted more than 107,000 visitors from 205 countries and territories.

At the mobile industry’s premier event, senior Ebtikar management met loyal clients and potential customers to highlight innovative and world-class products such as GSM SIM cards, prepaid scratch cards, and various types of smart cards including secure machine-to-machine (M2M), payphone, Loyalty, parking and access cards.

Rashid Al Naqbi, General Manager, Ebtikar said: “Our presence at this year’s highly successful Mobile World Congress demonstrates that we are very well positioned to provide SIM, M2M and Smart card products and Value Added Services to our loyal clients and potential customers.

“As the leading Smart Card Manufacturer sited in the UAE, we endeavour to extend the reach of our global network as we constantly look for new opportunities, create new business and to present our wide range of state-of-the-art solutions and smart card technologies to customers across the Middle East and North Africa region.”

Ebtikar’s participation at the 2018 Mobile World Congress was exceptionally successful, as it generated substantial interest, brand new leads and business opportunities.

“We’ve succeeded in raising awareness of Ebtikar’s cutting-edge services and products and also our SAS certified facilities,” Mr. Al Naqbi said. “At the moment, we are conducting tests for a number of companies. We take pride in our fast, accurate, and timely delivery of our products and services as well as our Security Accreditation Scheme (SAS) certified facility.”

Ebtikar was established in 1996 to fulfil the growing demand for card and application needs, and today offers telecommunication operators and organizations worldwide solutions to deliver air-time and value-added services. Ebtikar's services include OS development, standalone applications, SIM management and solutions. It is renowned for its fast, accurate and timely delivery of SIM cards and smart cards, M2M modules and platforms.

In 2015, Ebtikar’s advanced production center in Ajman received its SAS certification from the GSM Association, and ranked among the 25 SAS certified companies worldwide. The certification validates that Ebtikar’s UICC card production and personalisation processes, as well as its entire site operations meet GSM Association’s stringent standards for security and data protection. With its capacity of over 50 million cards per year, Ebtikar has become one of the key players in the Middle East and Africa.

Source: Etisalat Press Release
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