New eSIM module solution for space-constrained cellular IoT

SIMCom, the designer and manufacturer of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) wireless modules and solutions, announced that the SIMCom NB-IoT SIM7070 module measuring only 24 mm x 24 mm can now be equipped with a compact eSIM security controller from Infineon powered by GSMA-compliant remote SIM management software provided by Kigen (UK) Ltd. The security controller comes in the smallest

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Trusted Connectivity Alliance enhances remote SIM provisioning specification

The Trusted Connectivity Alliance (TCA) has released version 3.0 of its eUICC Profile Package: Interoperable Format Technical Specification. This major update aligns the specification which is used in every eSIM deployed in the field with 3GPP Release 16 to fully support 5G and cellular vehicle-to-everything (C-V2X) functionality. The latest version of the specification also includes clarifications and guidance

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OPPO partners with Thales as 5G SA-compatible eSIM brings new possibilities for smart devices

OPPO is claiming the world’s first 5G SA-compatible eSIM in its newly launched flagship 5G smartphone, the OPPO Find X3 Pro. This has been developed with eSIM connectivity management company, Thales.

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Transforming mobile, one eSIM at a time

The global wireless industry has experienced more transformation in the last 10 years than in the previous 50, says Emir Aboulhosn, CEO at NetLync. The challenges this last year has brought, in the form of the coronavirus pandemic, have sharpened this focus to an acute and imminent reality bringing on change even faster.

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Permanent roaming emerging as the biggest barrier to global IoT success

Global IoT projects will fail to reach their potential unless the problems of global permanent roaming are resolved, according to a new research report published by telecommunications analyst firm, Kaleido Intelligence, commissioned by global IoT connectivity provider Eseye.

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NetLync aims to speed eSIM adoption

NetLync launches to help mobile network operators accelerate eSIM adoption and create entirely digital user journeys for their subscribers and the next wave of connected devices.

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Trusted Connectivity Alliance members report 83% global eSIM growth in 2020

New market monitoring data published by Trusted Connectivity Alliance (TCA) shows significant global eSIM growth in 2020. TCA says that eSIM shipments collectively reported by its members increased 83% year-on-year to reach 309 million units last year.

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Data, connectivity and IoT – mastering disruption in a Covid world

Adversity breeds innovation and the current economic downturn, fuelled by the pandemic, will likely be no different. As the battle against Covid-19 continues, enterprises will be under increased pressure to dramatically reduce costs and become more competitive.

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Intelligent connectivity enables IoT visionaries to disrupt and collapse traditional business models

Intelligent connectivity is set to enable devices to connect to the internet everywhere with minimised complexity. Nick Earle, the chief executive of Eseye, tells George Malim that this is the piece of the disruptive jigsaw that IoT has been missing. Flexible access to different mobile network providers according to location, application and device needs will

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Sim Local launches ‘UNITE’ eSIM platform for mobile operators

This month, Sim Local has officially launched its ‘UNITE’ eSIM platform. It aims to provide all the core capability a mobile operator needs to offer eSIM services to their customers.

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eSIM technology: A silent revolution

The GSMA and Mobile World Live’s ‘Moving to a Future Software World’ Week, which was held from 13th to 17th July represented a fantastic opportunity to discuss eSIM moving from a physical SIM card to a digital eSIM download.

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MVNO claims world’s first as 5G eSIM service goes live

“Virtual SIM card plan is instantly connecting users to the world’s mobile network in select countries worldwide.”

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Trusted Connectivity Alliance grows and strengthens across SIM ecosystem

Trusted Connectivity Alliance (TCA), a global, non-profit industry association working to enable a secure connected future, has welcomed Arm, NXP and Qualcomm to the organisation as its latest members. Linxens and Workz Group have also joined as members in 2020.

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Infineon launches OPTIGA Connect 5G-ready eSIM turnkey solution for mobile consumer devices

Infineon Technologies AG has extended its embedded SIM (eSIM) portfolio with the new OPTIGA Connect eSIM solution for mobile consumer devices. This solution supports all GSMA standards from 3G to 5G and securely authenticates the device to the subscribed carrier network of choice.

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Why 2020 will bring a change of heart around eSIM

In 2020, consumer electronics device manufacturers will continue to push eSIM technology to a much broader range of devices. Here’s what it is about this revolutionary technology that will force connectivity providers to wake up and act. Yuval Mayron, general manager of IoT, amdocs:next reports.

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What are the greatest customer benefits of eSIMs? Quickfire Interview with Arm

In this new Quickfire Interview, Jeremy Cowan, editorial director of IoT Now talks to Nigel Chadwick, general manager and vice president of connectivity at Arm, about the greatest customer benefits of eSIMs.

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