eSIM, private networks and IoT are driving Automotive OEMs towards digital transformation

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The automotive industry is undergoing massive transformation, from disruptive business models to a lingering wish list of connectivity demands, the future looks bright, albeit challenging.

One solution to the connectivity hurdle could be electronic Subscriber Identity Modules (eSIMs). In an exclusive interview with Damien Stephens, the associate vice president, mobility and IoT at Tata Communications, he reveals how eSIM and private networks are fuelling the development of applications and new opportunities for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and their partners.

One of our expert contributors says IoT’s role in the drive towards Digital Transformation is just getting started. As IoT goes mainstream, small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) will benefit the most from the latest wave of IoT maturity.

And to top things off, we leave you with this case study which proves that our connected car dreams will indeed come true. One European automotive OEM has made it their mission to put the customer first across 60 markets.

PLUS:
• Details on Ventic, VW and Aeris’ new joint venture for connected vehicle platform technologies
• New LoRa-based prepaid smart meters unveiled
• The latest deals in the Contract Hot List

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