The SIM for the next Generation of Connected Consumer Devices

Enhancements to GSMA Remote SIM Provisioning for Consumer Devices

GSMA has now released the second version of its global specification that enables Remote SIM Provisioning in any consumer device. The second version of the specification now enables a consumer device to store more than one operator profile concurrently, although only one operator can be in use at a time. This will extend the specification to a wider range of devices beyond the single companion device enabled by the first release of the specification. Now device manufacturers and operators will be able to offer to consumers the ability to select as they do today the operator of their choice and then securely download that operator’s SIM application to their device. Expect to see exciting product launches using this new technology in 2017.

Using secure hardware that can be remotely provisioned means much smaller device form factors can be supported, making it easier to extend mobile connectivity to devices such as smart watches, health bands, tablets, highly-portable health systems and other devices.

As with the first release of the GSMA RSP specification, Consumers will continue to benefit from the specification through:
• Connecting devices that can operate independently of a tethered smartphone, with their own subscriptions.
• Experience a range of new, enhanced mobile connected devices.

The GSMA’s specification remains the first and only globally backed global consumer remote SIM specification. This global approach and consistent user experience will grow the Internet of Things by allowing consumer device manufacturers to build a new range of products for global deployment based on this common embedded SIM architecture. The specification is available now enabling the development of new devices.

Please complete this form to download

*Disclaimer – GSMA Ltd takes the privacy of your information very seriously. To view the GSMA Privacy Policy, click here.

SIM Reloaded Blog

Remote SIM Provisioning: How it Works

April 12, 2017

Remote SIM Provisioning: How it Works. In this video, Gary Waite, Technical Product Manager from GSMA will take you through a journey from removable to Embedded SIM. In simple terms and with...

Highlights of Mobile World Congress 2017 Seminar: eSIM – a New SIM for a New Generation of Connected Consumer Devices

March 31, 2017

Jean-Christophe Tisseuil, Head of SIM Technology, GSMA The GSMA has now released the second version of its global specification that enables Remote SIM Provisioning in any consumer device. T...

Header_2_Rock_climber_glasses

Ensuring Global Interoperability – Today and in the Future

February 17, 2017

Kathleen Knievel, Corporate Marketing Manager, COMPRION Nowadays, everybody is using the smartphone for mobile services – be it for writing emails, checking the internet for a hip restaura...

See all

Logos v3