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Melbourne, 23rd February 2015

Fort Lee, New Jersey – Feb 23, 2015 – ABnote, a leading global card manufacturer and provider of financial and secure credentialing solutions proudly announced they received the certification for Visa Mobile Services. The certification, a first in Australia and New Zealand, allows financial issuers to launch Mobile based NFC payments. Furthermore, ABnote’s continuous support and engagement with Australian & New Zealand banking customers is reinforced, allowing the banks customer’s personal data to be secured locally.

ABnote has been certified to support Visa Inc members with the following service offerings:

Mobile - OTA Transaction Services (Issuer Updates),
Mobile - SE OTA Lifecycle Management,
Mobile - VMPA OTA Provisioning And Personalization;

“Mobile proximity-based payment is a critical solution for ABnote’s banking partners,” stated Nicholas Ficinus, CEO of ABnote Australasia. It is for that very reason that ABnote will continue to support all NFC mobile payment solutions, including embedded Secure Elements, UICC – SIM based TSM services, Cloud based HCE, Tokenisation services, as well as any wearable solutions our clients might wish to launch to market.”  Nicholas further explained, “ABnote is the only global competitor to support this full range of mobile technologies.”






About ABnote

ABnote, with facilities in North America, Australasia, China and Africa, is a premier and trusted provider of innovative high security payment and identity solutions to global customers within the financial, corporate and government markets. ABnote’s primary products include financial cards (Dual Interface, EMV, magnetic stripe), identification and credential cards (Drivers’ Licenses, National ID cards, Student IDs), transit cards,  membership programs, retail cards (gift, loyalty, RFID), hotel, facility and theme park  access cards, barcodes and labels and secure documents (statements, vital records, certificates, passports, and more); along with complimentary secure services, including instant card issuance, NFC mobile payments, TSM, personalization, secure warehousing, distribution and fulfilment. 


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