Gemalto, known for its digital security solution, has been selected by China Mobile to offer its UpTeq NFC Multi-tenant SIMs. This will help protect consumer credentials used for mobile contactless applications. The new initiative by China Mobile would mass transit services first in Beijing. Gemalto would pre-load the SIMs with the Beijing transport application and would enable over 22 million daily commuters to simply tap their smartphones on contactless ticket readers. China Mobile is the largest operator in the world with a total subscriber base of around 800 mn.