Home >> More Technology news >> This Article

Telefonica Tests Over-the-Air Personalisation of M2M SIM Cards

Published on:

Note -- this news article is more than a year old.


Telef nica and Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) developed and successfully proved a secure, pre standard solution for remotely managing M2M SIMs subscription data.

A live test has proven the secure transfer of a subscription from Telefónica Spain to a Telefónica UK one over the air.

With this type of remote subscription management, device makers can manufacture devices with built-in M2M SIM cards. Secure profiles from MNOs can be loaded later in the supply chain, including post-sale, and their profiles can be revised during the lifetime of the device. It will, among others, allow a simple swapping of MNOs to support a change of subscription, a network upgrade or swap out, a change of device ownership or long term relocations.

The trial was carried out cooperation with Samsung and Telit Wireless Solutions.

Sign up for our free email news alerts

Sample Copy


Tags: telefonica  giesecke & devrient  m2m  sim card