Oberthur Technologies Inaugurates a new Service Centre in Prague, Czech Republic

By Oberthur Technologies, PRNE
Monday, April 11, 2011

NANTERRE, France, April 12, 2011 - Oberthur Technologies, a world leader in secure technologies, opens a new
service centre in Prague in order to provide value-added services and card
personalisation to financial institutions and mobile operators in Czech
and in Slovakia.

In this market which represents more than 10 million banking cards in
circulation, the demand for personalisation services is currently booming.

In addition, Oberthur Technologies has reinforced its offer in mobile
services such as SIM "Personalisation on Demand", "Delivery on Demand" and
Point of Sale packaging that will now be available for this region. From this
new service centre, Oberthur Technologies will be able to offer innovative
services to the local market such as Disaster Recovery or the issuance of PIN
code via SMS.

"Oberthur Technologies benefits from a unique experience which helps its
customers through the personalisation process. Our clients and prospects in
the region will be able to take advantage of the expertise we have acquired
all over the world throughout the years. We are particularly proud to add
Prague to our service centre map. Thanks to its unrivalled worldwide network
of over 30 service centres, using a unique set of tools and processes,
Oberthur Technologies guarantees its customers complete business continuity
and a high level of services", said Eric Duforest, Managing Director, Europe,
Card Systems Division at Oberthur Technologies.

About Oberthur Technologies

Oberthur Technologies is a world leader in the field of secure
technologies: systems development, solutions and services for smart cards
(payment cards, SIM cards, access cards, NFC…) and for secure identity
documents, traditional and electronic (identity card, passport, health care
card), production of banknotes, cheques and other fiduciary documents,
intelligent systems to secure cash-in-transit and ATM. Oberthur Technologies
has 6,800 employees through 40 countries and 65 sites. The Group posted 2010
sales of EUR979M.

Website www.oberthur.com

PRESS CONTACTS: Corporate: Charlotte LAFONT-MACHIN, Telephone: +33-1-55-46-71-23, Email: c.lafont-machin at oberthur.com . Card Systems Division: Stephanie CAU, Telephone: +33-1-47-85-58-06, Email: s.cau at oberthur.com

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