The two most popular mobile companies APPLE and SAMSUNG has kept their rivalry a side and has joined their ventures to eliminate the sim card panel from mobiles..! They are planning to replace the sim cards with E (Embedded) – Sim Cards..!
Apple and Samsung planning for E-Sim Card
As the technology is at its peak, this evolution will add a new standard to the technology..! There has been a tremendous development in technology in the last decade, especially when it comes to mobile phones. From LANDLINE to MOBILE to SMART PHONE..! And now from SIM CARDS to MICRO SIM CARDS to E- SIM CARDS..!
Although the technology is increasing, the thread for safety is also increasing and hackers find it easy to crack the sim card security and to steal the information (as we are using the same technology in sim cards for decades). These is one of the main reasons why the two big companies have collaborated..
What are the advantages of E-Sim Card to the customers..??
This will be the most common and genuine question which will arise. And the answer to this question is, Firstly, it is more secure than the normal sim cards and secondly, customers will find it easy to switch between the network providers. Especially, those who frequently travel to other countries, they can easily shift there network provider instead of buying new sim cards..!
The report from the Financial Times which reads “With the majority o operators on the board, the plan is to finalize the technical architecture that will be used in the development of an end-to-end remote sim solution for customer devices, with delivery anticipated by 2016” as said by the person from GSMA, who has also confirmed the news of Apple and Samsung’s collaboration.
According to reports, some American and British network providers include A&T, Vodafone, Orange, Telefonica, Etisalat, Hutchison Whampoa, Deutsche Telekom are supporting this E-Sim Card’s idea as of now. After the release of E-Sim Cards more telecom operators are expected to join the operation.!
Apple’s iPad Air 2 is having its own pre-installed sim card which was released last year in October. Only few telecom operators of UK and US has supported this. However, this new E-sim Cards are not meant to replace the Apple’s Sim’s. The Evolution of E-Sim Cards is something which will definitely have a great impact on the customers, so lets wait and watch it..!