FRANCE: Apple's quiet release of its Apple SIM has recently disrupted the embedded connectivity market. Not only does this technology allow users to switch mobile carriers without changing their SIM card, but this new technology also paves the way for a future where device manufacturers will be connectivity resellers or even connectivity providers.
Transatel, an innovative French company and leader within the mobile services market, anticipated this market trend long ago and developed a new product, offering device manufacturers an end-to-end embedded connectivity solution. This innovative technology based on the multi-local 901 mobile network code allows device manufacturers to delivers global 3G/LTE services to their end-users with one unique SIM card.
Consumer mobile broadband usage is increasing on connected devices, driven by 4G adoption and the need to be always connected, anywhere, anytime. With 30 billion connected devices expected by 2020, the forecasted growth in Connectivity and the Internet of Things markets clearly ensures a bright future for this innovative connectivity solution.