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eSIM to go from Vision to Reality Following Release of Universal Hallmark

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Every now and then in the tech world, as industries modernise, something which seemed a permanent fixture starts to disappear.  This month we note definitive signs of that process taking place again, as detachable SIM cards start to go the way of the external antenna. eSIM ...

Highlights of Mobile World Congress 2018 Seminar: eSIM – The eSIM Challenges

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During Mobile Word Congress 2018, the GSMA organised the 3rd edition of the eSIM Seminar. Once again, this year, some of the industry’s most authoritative voices, including those from a leading operators, OEMs and EUMs shared with the audience their views about the ...

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

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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. This enables the device to be provisioned with more than one operator profile, which ...

Ensuring Global Interoperability – Today and in the Future

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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 restaurant, staying in contact with friends, or finding the way to a holiday resort. We simply ...

Embedded SIM – an evolution not a revolution

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Jean-Christophe Tisseuil, Head of SIM Technology, GSMA SIM cards – in all their sizes and form factors – have played a major role in the success of mobile communications. They have ensured a secure way for users to authenticate their mobile devices to the network and ensure ...

Smart ideas enable a smarter world

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Yunsang Park, Senior Vice President and leader of modem & IMS technology, Samsung The embedded SIM will play a fundamental role in bringing a new wave of users and customers into the mobile ecosystem. The adoption of the GSMA’s remote SIM provisioning (RSP) ...

eSIM: an opportunity for operators to innovate

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Thomas Henze Program Director eSIM, Deutsche Telekom Markus Kröber Head of Leiter Smartcard Systems, Deutsche Telekom The consumer eSIM is big news for the entire mobile industry, opening the door to consumers having multiple personal connected devices. The smartphone may ...

GSMA discusses how the Consumer SIM will power wearable revolution at MVNO World Congress

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Gareth Davies, Director, Public Relations, GSMA The GSMA spoke at MVNO World Congress last week in Amsterdam on the impact of the GSMA’s Consumer SIM Specification on the growing MVNO consumer companion device sector. The event is now in its 15th year and attracts decision ...

GSMA Releases Remote Provisioning specification to help consumers connect mobile devices

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Backed by the World’s Largest Mobile Operators, SIM Vendors and Device Manufacturers; Common Specification Lets Consumers Add a Comprehensive Range of New Devices to a Mobile Subscription Gareth Davies, Director, Public Relations, GSMA London: The GSMA today released a ...