Gemalto Signs Contract Renewal with APO for Press Release Distribution in Africa

  • Written by Aïssatou Diallo

Gemalto is the world leader in digital security with 2013 annual revenues of €2.4 billion


DAKAR, Senegal, July 14, 2014/ -- APO (African Press Organization) (, the sole press release newswire in Africa and the global leader in media relations relating to Africa, today announced its renewed and extended contract as exclusive supplier for press release wire distribution in Africa with Gemalto (, the world leader in digital security.


Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO) is the world leader in digital security with 2013 annual revenues of €2.4 billion and more than 12,000 employees operating out of 85 offices and 25 research and software development centers, located in 44 countries.


“We have built a solid relationship with Gemalto and are honored that they have renewed their contract with APO,” said Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard, APO Founder and CEO. “We’re dedicated to helping Gemalto expand their business in Africa.”


Gemalto’s press releases are distributed via Africa Wire®, the newswire service for press release distribution and monitoring in Africa. This reaches over 50,000 media outlets, bloggers and social networks, and redistributes content to more than 50 African websites, as well as to Bloomberg Terminal, Thomson Reuters, Lexis Nexis, Dow Jones Factiva, 250 million mobile subscribers in 30 countries, and more.


Used by some of the world’s largest companies, PR agencies, institutions and organisations, APO Africa Wire® has a potential reach of 600 million and guarantees the most extensive outreach in Africa, acting as a channel that allows APO’s clients to target audiences in all parts of the continent and also the world.


More information about Africa Wire®, the service for newswire press release distribution in Africa, is available at



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About APO


APO (African Press Organization) ( is the sole press release newswire in Africa and is a global leader in media relations relating to Africa.


With offices in Senegal, Switzerland, Dubai, Hong Kong, India, and Seychelles, APO owns a media database of over 50,000 contacts and is the main online community for Africa-related news.


It offers a complete range of services, including press release distribution and monitoring, online press conferences, interactive webcasts, media interactions, strategic advice, public diplomacy, government relations and events promotion. To find out more, please visit


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