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about IoT

The Internet of Things is transforming how the world works, affecting markets and industries on a global scale. It represents the convergence of the virtual and the physical worlds by providing the interconnection between distributed device networks and data-oriented applications.

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eSIM for IoT

In December 2013, the GSMA released version 1.1 of the “Remote Provisioning Architecture for eUICC” and the associated Technical Specification describing the implementation, creating a de facto standard for Subscription Management systems for machine-to-machine (M2M) and IoT devices.

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eSIM introduction

When in 1991 the first digital cellular mobile GSM network launched, one of the key components of the system architecture was a removable smart card called SIM, the subscriber identity module storing subscriber specific information.

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eSIM for consumer

The need to develop a set of specifications for consumer devices became urgent with the arrival of size-critical companion devices, most prominently smart watches. In 2015, GSMA began work on the Subscription Management specifications for consumer devices, resulting ...

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