Operator to be supplied with smartcard products and services for 3G mobile commerce applications by SchlumbergerSema

August 31, 2002

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AUSTIN, Texas -- SchlumbergerSema, a business unit of Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB), today announced the initial roll-out of a dedicated next generation UICC (Universal Integrated Circuit Card) smart card platform for 3G UMTS networks, which has been developed in partnership with Germany's largest mobile network operator, T-Mobile Deutschland, a subsidiary of multinational telecom service provider Deutsche Telekom.

SchlumbergerSema is delivering the complete solution --including cards, software development tools, specific applications, training, technical support, consulting and integration services -- to support T-Mobile's roll-out of innovative 3G services.

"T-Mobile Deutschland chose SchlumbergerSema as the main partner for supplying advanced smart card technology that enables us to offer our customers new services, including m-commerce and m-banking," commented Markus Kroeber, director, Smart Card Management, T-Mobile Deutschland. "The first tests incorporating this new solution have already shown encouraging results, and we expect to be completely operational very soon."

"This project highlights the fact that SchlumbergerSema leads the industry in providing complete, customizable solutions that combine smart card technology with IT services capabilities," noted Xavier Chanay, vice-president, Mobile Communication Cards, SchlumbergerSema. "This project will deliver a state-of-the-art UICC platform that provides exceptional levels of security, as well as the flexibility to rapidly develop and deploy value-added services before or after the deployment of the card in the field."

Drawing on more than 20 years experience in pioneering smart card innovation and leadership in Java(TM) technology, SchlumbergerSema has sold more than 2.6 billion smart cards to date. SchlumbergerSema has a proven track record providing customers with a wide range of business solutions, services and products that improve the competitive advantage of telecommunications operators.

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