This topical report examines the global market for SIM cards, including a current snapshot of this market and examination of the factors that are projected to drive or hinder growth of the SIM card market from 2016 to 2021. Embedded SIM (eSIM) shipments are also analysed by device type (M2M, tablets, wearables, handsets and other consumer electronic devices). The second part of this report looks at mobile transactions in proximity payments. This section predominantly examines the near field communications (NFC) payment market. However, because the mobile payment market has evolved, the report also looks into other technologies including host card emulation, tokenization and QR codes. It gives an insight to the current situation of the various projects around the globe as well as highlighting the major market growth areas.
Principal Analyst, Cybersecurity & Digital ID
Don Tait brings over fifteen years of market research experience to his role as principal analyst within the IHS Technology group. He specializes in the areas of smart cards, payment and banking cards, NFC, and contactless credentials.