FIME enhances GlobalPlatform test portfolio to include GSMA embedded UICC products

FIME’s laboratory and global test tool is one of the first to be qualified by GlobalPlatform to verify that embedded UICC (eUICC) products meet the functional requirements outlined in the GSMA Remote Provisioning Architecture for Embedded UICC, Technical Specification.

GSMA partnered with FIME to develop the test requirements. FIME is now positioned to support mobile network operators (MNO), and chip and device manufacturers, throughout the launch of their eUICC services and solutions. GSMA selected FIME to support the development of this test specification because of its extensive experience and expertise in SIM card validation and testing. GlobalPlatform_logo.400x72dpiGlobalPlatform is the organisation which standardises the management of applications on secure chip technology and is managing the compliance activity on behalf of GSMA. This latest enhancement to the GlobalPlatform Compliance Program verifies that the interfaces for eUICCs comply with the specifications. Additionally, the broader functionality of eUICC products are confirmed, including how MNO’s will load and activate their telecom profile in a secure way. “This specification is central to M2M market growth in a sustainable and interoperable way,” adds Guillaume Lemoine, head of product and services marketing – Telecom at FIME. “The collaboration between these important industry bodies will accelerate the M2M market and increase opportunities for operators and M2M customers around the globe by reducing costs and improving flexibility and efficiency. It was a privilege to be selected to support the specification development, and we are delighted to be one of the first service providers to achieve GlobalPlatform qualification.”image002 FIME has developed a comprehensive portfolio of consulting services, test tools and testing services to support MNOs and chip and mobile device manufacturers. These services both confirm a product’s compliance to the GlobalPlatform UICC Configuration – for the mobile services sector – as well as GlobalPlatform’s Basic Financial Configuration, for the banking sector. FIME also offers a full range of services to support players in the development or selection of an eUICC solution. This includes a range of services to test and qualify remote provisioning servers.

Comment on this article below or via Twitter: @IoTNow_ OR @jcIoTnow

FEATURED IoT STORIES

9 IoT applications that will change everything

Posted on: September 1, 2021

Whether you are a future-minded CEO, tech-driven CEO or IT leader, you’ve come across the term IoT before. It’s often used alongside superlatives regarding how it will revolutionize the way you work, play, and live. But is it just another buzzword, or is it the as-promised technological holy grail? The truth is that Internet of

Read more

Which IoT Platform 2021? IoT Now Enterprise Buyers’ Guide

Posted on: August 30, 2021

There are several different parts in a complete IoT solution, all of which must work together to get the result needed, write IoT Now Enterprise Buyers’ Guide – Which IoT Platform 2021? authors Robin Duke-Woolley, the CEO and Bill Ingle, a senior analyst, at Beecham Research. Figure 1 shows these parts and, although not all

Read more

CAT-M1 vs NB-IoT – examining the real differences

Posted on: June 21, 2021

As industry players look to provide the next generation of IoT connectivity, two different standards have emerged under release 13 of 3GPP – CAT-M1 and NB-IoT.

Read more

IoT and home automation: What does the future hold?

Posted on: June 10, 2020

Once a dream, iot home automation is slowly but steadily becoming a part of daily lives around the world. In fact, it is believed that the global market for smart home automation will reach $40 billion by 2020.

Read more
RECENT ARTICLES

OCF celebrates pulse systems’ installation of newly certified IoT platform for smart lighting

Posted on: December 6, 2021

The Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF) has announced the first installation of the recently-certified low power IoT platform, from OCF member Cascoda, that combines the end-to-end security benefits of OCF and the low power, wide-area coverage advantages of Thread.

Read more

Green Custard Ltd develop robust predictive maintenance system for Martin Engineering Ltd

Posted on: December 6, 2021

Green Custard Ltd, a professional services company and AWS Advanced Consulting partner, together with Eseye Ltd (also an AWS partner) has been selected by Martin Engineering Ltd to build a global predictive maintenance and monitoring platform on AWS so their localised US platform can be rolled out internationally.

Read more