ALELO issues advanced electronic meal voucher using MULTOS Technology

Singapore - [December 9, 2013] - ALELO, a leader in the benefits sector, today announces that it has issued the latest EMVTM technology to support meal voucher programs in Brazil. The advanced ALELO card program utilises an EMV approved application implemented on MULTOS technology from Multos International.

Multos International is working with the local Brazil card manufacturers to provide the products and support for personalization and issuance. ALELO has already begun card issuance, enabling payment services and meal benefits to their program customers.

Reginaldo Barbara, of ALELO says, "We are delighted to be using MULTOS technology for our project having confidence in their ability to bring the right technology to meet our needs. We work with Multos technology for its highly secure and interoperable range of product and services.

"We are proud to be part of this landmark project from ALELO," said Richard Cusson, Managing Director of Multos International. "We are impressed to see the leadership taken on electronic voucher programs moving to EMV technology in Brazil, and it is exciting to see that MULTOS is fast becoming the go-to platform for these kinds of programs."

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Editor's note: EMV is a trademark owned by EMVCo LLC; SDA stands for Static Data Authentication; DDA stands for Dynamic Data Authentication; these are globally certified application protocols and technology standards for secure payment transactions

About Alelo - Alelo is a Brazilian company with a portfolio of simple and complete solutions, ranging from benefit cards for companies of all sizes, to prepaid cards for consumers nationwide. In business for over ten years, Alelo was in 2013 named the leader in the benefits sector by the Workers' Food Program (PAT) at Brazil's Ministry of Labor and Employment. It is trusted by thousands of corporate clients and has the largest network of commercial affiliates in Brazil. Among the products offered by the company are Alelo Refeição (Meals), Alelo Alimentação (Food), Alelo Natal Alimentação (Christmas Meals), Vale-Cultura (Cultural options), Flex Car (fuel), transport voucher management services, VisaTravel Money and prepaid cards, Prepax.
For further information on the company, please go to www.alelo.com.br, www.facebook.com/AleloBrasil and www.twitter.com/alelobrasil

About Multos International
Multos International is a leading provider of technology and solution for the smart card industry, offering a comprehensive range of highly secure MULTOS products designed to meet the specialised needs of financial and government card issuers. For more information, please visit www.multosinternational.com
Media contact:
Stephanie Chan
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