Gemalto NV Deploys First Contactless Cards In Latvia For SEB
Gemalto NV announced that it is providing SEB Latvia with Optelio payment cards to deliver the speed and convenience of contactless transport to schoolchildren and seniors in the city of Jelgava, Latvia. The SEB Group is a North European financial services group for 400,000 corporate customers and institutions and 5 million private customers. The card, issued by SEB Latvia on behalf of the Jelgava county government, enables speedier boarding and cash-free travel on local buses. Ultimately, the multi-application card will include contactless payment and will be extended to all of Jelgava`s residents. This is the first contactless payment cards ever deployed in Latvia and the Baltic States.
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