SchlumbergerSema signs a deal with H3G UK to supply USIM smart cards, as well as training and support for the security solution

August 21, 2002

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LONDON -- SchlumbergerSema, a business segment of Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB), today announced that it has signed a contract with Hutchison 3G UK Limited (Hutchison 3G) to supply USIM (Universal Subscriber Identity Module) smart cards and provide training and support. The contract calls for SchlumbergerSema to deliver its Usimera* cards to Hutchison 3G UK, as well as Hutchison Whampoa's other 3G operations around the world. Since SchlumbergerSema Usimera cards are designed to provide the highest levels of security for transactions, while optimizing memory capacity, they enable the secure deployment of data services and applications. In addition to providing enhanced authentication to the network, special measures have been incorporated into the Usimera cards to deliver improved security. "We believe SchlumbergerSema is the world's leading provider of smart card solutions," said Colin Tucker, managing director, Hutchison 3G. "Successful completion of their 3G trials, combined with their global production and training support capabilities, made them a sound choice. It was important for us to select a USIM partner that has the experience and expertise to deliver all our requirements, on time and to budget." Hutchison 3G UK Ltd.Schlumberger Ltd.

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