Tag Archives: eSim

Workz launches new eSIM operating system

By | June 23, 2017

UAE-based mobile solutions vendor Workz Group has entered into a value-added reseller agreement with UK telecoms software company Simulty Labs covering the provision of commercial and technical support for Workz’s eSIM operating system and remote provisioning server. The agreement will pave the way for distribution of eSIM across the MEA and Southeast Asia, the companies said. With the… Read More »

Telit and Tele2 Introduce Telit simWISE – a Module-Software Embedded SIM Technology

By | June 14, 2017

New module-software embedded SIM technology significantly reduces time to market, complexity, and total cost of ownership  London, June 14, 2017 – Telit and Tele2 global enablers of the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced the introduction of Telit simWISE, a first-of-its-kind cellular module-embedded technology. The new technology can act as a replacement or complement for manufacturers of cellular-connected… Read More »

Taisys, EA launch eSIM-based travel SIM in Malaysia

By | June 9, 2017

Taisys Technologies, a provider of secure mobile services, has launched an eSIM-based travel SIM dubbed ‘m8 World SIM’, in partnership with Enabling Asia Tech (EA). Malaysian MVNA Enabling Asia also operates an MVNO under the ‘Buzzme’ brand name. With the launch of its m8 World SIM, EA’s MVNOs and Buzzme clients can access roaming services based on the… Read More »

Microsoft Enlists eSIM, Windows 10 on ARM for ‘Always Connected PCs’

By | June 1, 2017

Full-fledged Windows on ARM-based hardware took a major step closer to reality this week. During the Computex 2017 tradeshow in Taipei, Microsoft officially announced the impending release of so-called “Always Connected PCs” featuring eSIM technolgy, some of which will be powered by Snapdragon 835 processors from Qualcomm. Echoing the software giant’s relatively new “cloud-first” ethos, Microsoft envisions a… Read More »

Intel adopts e-SIM to support Microsoft’s connected PC vision

By | May 31, 2017

PCs are making a comeback, if the news out of Computex 2017 is any indication, and Microsoft wants to make sure they’re all constantly connected. To support that vision, Intel is making its current and future modems compatible with e-SIMs, so future laptops can connect to LTE networks without physical SIM-card trays. That’s because the technology you’d typically… Read More »

Microsoft signs up Intel, AT&T, EE, T-Mobile and others to its eSIM vision for connected PCs

By | May 31, 2017

Today, at the Computex 2017 tech expo, Microsoft and Qualcomm announced details of new Always Connected PCs on the way from ASUS, HP and Lenovo, built on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 ‘Mobile PC Platform’. Despite using ARM-based processors, these new laptops and 2-in-1s will run the full version of Windows 10, with the ability to run x86 desktop applications… Read More »

ASPIDER-NGI and SURFnet: eSIM solutions for enterprise security and identity

By | May 10, 2017

The Netherlands, May 10, 2017: ASPIDER-NGI, provider of MVNE, IoT, eSIM and content solutions, and SURFnet, the Dutch National Research and Education Network, are partnering on eSIM. This new agreement gives SURFnet early access to the ASPIDER-NGI eSIM technology to develop and build specific applications for education and research, with an initial focus on identity management and authentication.… Read More »

Apple, Samsung, Huawei likely to introduce eSIM in 2019: report

By | May 7, 2017

There’s been a lot of hype around the embedded SIM (eSIM), specifically around when it finally will be incorporated into cellular handsets, and IHS Markit doesn’t see it coming from Tier 1 suppliers like Apple, Samsung and Huawei until 2019. Rather, eSIM incorporation is likely to happen first with Tier 2 and 3 handset suppliers as part of… Read More »

eSIM market projected to rise ninefold

By | May 4, 2017

    The embedded SIM (eSIM) market is projected to increase nearly ninefold, from a relatively small base of 108.9 million shipments in 2016 to 986 million shipments in 2021, industry expert said. Initially, Don Tait, senior analyst at IHS Technology, said that eSIM shipment growth has been driven by areas such as Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and tablets. Volume… Read More »

1oT Now Available in Over 150 Countries and Unlocking its Connectivity Platform to MNOs

By | April 25, 2017

1oT is becoming the leading global connectivity provider for Internet of Things (IoT) startups and is especially proud of its strong market presence in connected light vehicles segment. 1oT’s global SIM cards and self-service based connectivity platform called the 1oT Terminal are being used by hundreds of smart IoT startups all over the world. With this release, 1oT… Read More »

Transatel CEO: Embedded SIM Connectivity is the New WiFi

By | April 5, 2017

France-based Transatel has grown from an MVNO service provider to having a hand in embedded connectivity, IOT and the connected car market by leveraging its experience in SIM management and operator relations in these new sectors. Their domestic market currently accounts for 25% of revenue, mainly through their role as an MVNE for Orange based MVNOs, while 50%… Read More »

Huawei Selects OT’s eSIM To Connect HUAWEI WATCH 2

By | April 4, 2017

COLOMBES, France–(BUSINESS WIRE)–OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded security software products and services, today announces that Huawei has chosen OT for the worldwide deployment of OT’s DakOTa v4.0, the first eSIM (embedded SIM) compliant with GSMA Phase II standards in their newly launched HUAWEI WATCH 2. With eSIM support, major Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) such… Read More »

SoftBank is Working on Reprogrammable eSIM Technology for IoT; SIM to be Carrier Independent

By | March 30, 2017

Japanese telecom giant SoftBank appears to be dipping its toes in the Internet of Things (IoT) space with the announcement of an eSIM project for IoT devices. An eSIM (embedded SIM) is an electronic SIM card that can be reprogrammed as necessary, and even remotely. A user/administrator can remotely convert the eSIM to support any compatible carrier network.… Read More »

Croatia – Hrvatski Telekom introduces eSim service

By | March 28, 2017

Croatian operator Hrvatski Telekom introduced the new eSim service as the first in the Deutsche Telekom Group. Based on GSMA standards, the commercial eSim offering is set to become the new way of providing telecom services, replacing the use of physical Sim cards and enabling internet connections for an increasing number of devices, HT said. The first device… Read More »

Saudi Telecom Company (STC) Collaborates With OT (Oberthur Technologies) And Huawei To Pioneer Solutions Around Esim Technologies

By | March 14, 2017

Saudi Telecom Company (STC), the largest ICT services provider in the MENA* Region, OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded security software products and services, and Huawei, a leading global ICT solutions provider, have teamed up to pioneer the introduction of remote subscription management solutions in the MENA Region and develop new opportunities around eSIM technology.… Read More »

OT Delivers a Full eSIM Solution for Windows 10 to Revolutionize Laptop and Notebook Connectivity

By | March 6, 2017

OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded security software products, services and solutions, today announced the availability of a full GSMA Consumer Phase 2 eSIM (embedded SIM) solution validated for Microsoft Windows 10. This solution is set to transform connectivity usage to the great advantage of laptop and notebook computer users, offering them wider coverage and… Read More »

COMPRION eUICC Profile Manager Supporting Phase Two of GSMA Specifications for Consumer Devices

By | March 1, 2017

March 01, 2017 COMPRION’s modular tool for efficient eUICC life-cycle management now supports phase 2 of the GSMA specifications for consumer devices. Phase 2 of SGP.21 and SGP.22 will be the new basis for worldwide interoperability of Remote SIM Provisioning for consumer devices. The eUICC Profile Manager for phase 2 will be introduced at the Mobile World Congress… Read More »

G&D Integrates with Otono to Reduce Cost and Accelerate Installations of eSIM Management Solutions

By | March 1, 2017

G&D integrates with Otono to reduce cost and accelerate installations of eSIM management solutions MUNICH, GERMANY (March 1st, 2017) – Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) is teaming up with Otono Networks to simplify and drastically reduce the cost of deployment of eSIM solutions for carriers around the world. The partners have now combined the G&D eSIM Management platform and… Read More »

GigSky chooses Gemalto to enable seamless connectivity for devices around the world

By | February 28, 2017

Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, 28 Feb, 2017 – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, will supply GigSky with its On-Demand Connectivity (ODC) services on a GSMA1compliant embedded SIM (eSIM) with remote management capabilities. Devices enabled with these eSIMs will allow end-users to choose short-term data plans across the globe. GigSky offers mobile connectivity solutions for… Read More »