SIMalliance reports 4.2 billion global SIM shipments in 2013

London, UK – The SIMalliance membership, which represents approximately 86% of the global SIM market, has reported SIM shipment volumes totaling 4.2 billion units for 2013, compared to 4.6 billion in 2012. The estimated total available market in 2013 was 4.85 billion units, compared to 5.1 billion in 2012.

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Jasper and Giesecke & Devrient partner to claim world’s first end-to-end solution for Global SIM

Mobile World Congress, Barcelona; Mountain View, USA; Munich, Germany (Business Wire) — Jasper Wireless, the connected devices platform powering the mobile Internet of Things (IoT), has formed a technical partnership with Giesecke & Devrient (G&D), an international technology provider specialising in payment, secure communication, and identity management. Together they are reportedly delivering the world’s first commercial

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GeoSIM launches a new global roaming data transfer system for M2M applications

Milton Keynes, UK – GeoSIM, a global SIM card supplier, has pioneered a brand new way to send data across mobile networks with no SMS or GPRS data connection needed.

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AT&T offers device manufacturers single SIM access and device support

Dallas, Texas, USA. (PRNewswire) — AT&T has selected AirOn™ technology to enhance its single worldwide SIM solution for wireless-enabled global products. Through this new provisioning, manufacturers of connected consumer and M2M devices will, says the network operator, have “seamless access to a global platform for service management, application development, professional services and product support”.

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Global group of 7 network operators agree to co-operate in M2M

Amsterdam, The Hague, Madrid, Melbourne, Singapore, Tokyo, Toronto. July 10, 2012 — Seven tier one mobile and fixed line operators – KPN, NTT DOCOMO, Rogers, SingTel, Telefónica, Telstra and Vimpelcom – have formed an alliance to collaborate on their M2M businesses.

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