SoftBank further enhances IoT offering with Gemalto partnership
April 20, 2017
Gemalto announced (on 03 April 2017) that it will provide SoftBank with its remote SIM provisioning platform, the backbone for the operator’s new eSIM offering. The new platform will enable SoftBank’s customers to remotely provision eSIMs with profiles to connect to the mobile networks of their choice. SoftBank is targeting opportunities in a range of sectors, such as connected cars, wearables, traffic management and smart meters. In the connected car scenario, customers will be able to remotely select their choice of carrier when driving into a new country.