Wednesday, 16 August 2017

Apple's thinnest iPad could prove to be the thin end of the wedge for telcos

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Friday 17 October 14

Company makes switching operators SIM-plicity itself with embedded SIM card.

Apple late on Thursday introduced a feature with its new iPad range that could have significant ramifications for operators. Included on the cellular versions of the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 is the Apple SIM, an embedded SIM card that lets the customer pick from a selection of short-term data plans on offer from a variety of different operators. "Whenever you need it, you can choose the plan that works best for you – with no long-term commitments,&quot…

Apple late on Thursday introduced a feature with its new iPad range that could have significant ramifications for operators. Included on the cellular versions of the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 is the Apple SIM, an embedded SIM card that lets the customer pick from a selection of short-term data plans on offer from a variety of different operators. "Whenever you need it, you can choose the plan that works best for you – with no long-term commitments,&quot…

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