Monday, 26 June 2017

Mobile operators disagree on impact of embedded SIM

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom, in Barcelona
Thursday 25 February 16

Tele2 CEO says embedded SIM will come to smartphones if customers want it, but AT&T exec says many details must be worked out first.

Chief executives from some major international mobile operators tackled the thorny issue of embedded SIM technology earlier this week at Mobile World Congress and found that they were not in complete agreement on the subject. The topic took centre stage at the conference in the wake of last week's announcement from the GSMA that it has released a specification to enable consumers to remotely activate the SIM embedded in devices like smart watches and tablets…

Chief executives from some major international mobile operators tackled the thorny issue of embedded SIM technology earlier this week at Mobile World Congress and found that they were not in complete agreement on the subject. The topic took centre stage at the conference in the wake of last week's announcement from the GSMA that it has released a specification to enable consumers to remotely activate the SIM embedded in devices like smart watches and tablets…

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