Tag Archives: M2M

GlobalPlatform Expands Card/SE Spec Following Widespread Consumer & M2M Deployments

By | November 14, 2018

14 November 2018 – GlobalPlatform, the standard for secure digital services and devices, has released version 2.3.1 of its Card / Secure Element (SE) Specification. The release supports the latest extensions of GlobalPlatform technology following widespread deployments in consumer and machine-to-machine (M2M) devices. 100% of the 1 billion SEs embedded in smartphones in the last three years are… Read More »

New SIMalliance Specification Supports Consistent Remote SIM Provisioning for Consumer and M2M deployments

By | September 19, 2018

19 September, 2018 – SIMalliance, the non-profit association which represents approximately 90% of the global SIM industry, has released version 2.2 of its eUICC Profile Package: Interoperable Format Technical Specification. This is the specification that standardises the format used for remote loading of subscriptions across deployed machine-to-machine (M2M) and consumer devices. It describes a common coding process for subscription data to… Read More »

GigSky Acquires Simless to Help Drive Global eSIM IoT Adoption

By | September 6, 2018

PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — GigSky, Inc., a leading provider of global cellular connectivity solutions for consumers, businesses and manufacturers today announced it has acquired Simless, Inc., a subscription management platform and integrated SIM (iSIM) solution provider founded in 2014 by a team of world-class SIM-technology experts.  With the Simless acquisition, GigSky can now provide tailored solutions for IoT manufacturers… Read More »

Govt gives a green signal to eSIMs in India

By | May 18, 2018

he Department of Telecommunications (DoT) on Thursday issued guidelines regarding Embedded SIMs (eSIMs) that are used in devices such as Apple Watch, and machine-to-machine (M2M) communication services in India. Mobile users will not have to buy a new SIM while changing service provider or while buying a new connection, DoT stated in the new guidelines allowing the use… Read More »

India – DoT issues guidelines for M2M number verification, allows eSIMs

By | May 17, 2018

NEW DELHI: The telecom department has asked carriers that are offering machine to machine (M2M) services to follow KYC norms before issuing SIMs for the service which will have restricted features such as calls and data will be limited to one and two numbers, respectively.  In a notice issued on Wednesday, DoT said that in cases where the… Read More »

FIME first lab & tool qualified by GlobalPlatform for consumer eSIM

By | May 15, 2018

Single partner for chip manufacturers to achieve compliance. FIME is the first to have both its test tool and laboratory qualified by GlobalPlatform in line with the GSMA’s latest consumer eUICC SGP.23 specifications and the SIMalliance Interoperable Profile. FIME is now positioned to support both, M2M and consumer eSIM manufacturers, throughout the launch of their eSIM services and… Read More »

SIMalliance Members Report Shipments of 4.9 Billion SIMs in 2017, while Estimated Total Available SIM Market in 2017 Increases 2.75% to 5.6 Billion Units

By | April 19, 2018

Expansion in the Americas and Asia, driven by demand for high-end SIM products; Adverse impact of ID verification regulation offset against market growth; Growth in M2M deployments creates new demand in China, Europe and North America.   19 April, 2018 – Data reported by SIMalliance shows that the collective SIM shipments of its members in 2017, which represented approximately… Read More »

OnKöl remote patient monitoring uses Gemalto IoT connectivity to support ‘age in place’ individuals

By | September 11, 2017

Amsterdam, September 11, 2017 – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, announces the use of its IoT connectivity technology in OnKöl’s mHealth solution. Enabled byGemalto’s wireless module, the smart hub connects the elderly and those with special needs to their family and caregivers, allowing them to live in their own home safely, independently and comfortably. With… Read More »

Top Tech Players Invest $47M in Dublin-Based Cubic Telecom Series C Round

By | August 24, 2017

Cubic’s largest investment round to date includes major technology players Qualcomm and Valid, as well as Audi Electronics Venture GmbH and the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund DUBLIN, IRELAND–(Marketwired – Aug 24, 2017) – Cubic Telecom, a global Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity platform company, today announced the close of a $47M Series C investment round. The new investment, which… Read More »

COMPRION eUICC Profile Manager Now with Anritsu Network Simulator Support

By | July 24, 2017

Over-the-air updates of eUICC profiles now possible using a simulated network through Anritsu MD8475A COMPRION eUICC Profile Manager, the only software tool for efficient eUICC life cycle management, is enhanced by an additional connectivity option. The software allows over-the-air updates of eUICCs and their profiles by means of a simulated network. “Starting with the COMPRION eUICC Profile Manager… Read More »

Mobike and Gemalto collaborate to bring IoT connectivity to bike-sharing services beyond China

By | June 28, 2017

​​Amsterdam, June 28, 2017 – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security and Mobike, world’s largest smart bike sharing platform, announced extending its partnership in secure internet connection for Mobike’s fleet of bikes​.  Gemalto’s Cinterion M2M ​module and Machine Identification Module (MIM™) are embedded in the smart bike lock to transmit location data and operate the… Read More »

Updated SIMalliance eUICC Specification Enhances the Interoperability of Standardised Remote Subscription Management for M2M and Consumer Deployments

By | May 17, 2017

17 May 2017 – SIMalliance, the non-profit industry association, has published an updated version of its specification that standardises the remote loading and management of subscriptions across deployed machine-to-machine (M2M) and consumer devices. The eUICC Profile Package: Interoperable Format Technical Specification v2.1 describes a common coding process for subscription data to be built, remotely loaded and installed into… 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 »