SK Telecom selects to launch GSMA based eSIM connected watch

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, the Augmented Identity firm said that it has been selected by South Korea telecom operator, to launch the first eSIM connected watch based on GSMA consumer standards.

IDEMIA will be providing SK Telecom its GSMA compliant solution. Based on IDEMIA’s Smart Connect Subscription management solution also known as remote SIM provisioning, the technology remotely connects the eSIM of the smart watch to the SK Telecom’s network without inserting a physical SIM card. This technology is also compliant with the latest GSMA standards ensuring interoperability. The solution enables remote and in-life management of mobile operator’s subscription profiles in eSIM-capable wireless devices.

“Thanks to IDEMIA’s solution, its capabilities to deploy the solution in a short timeframe and the reactivity of its experts, SK Telecom has been able to be the first MNO in Korea to offer an eSIM connected watch based on GSMA Consumer Phase 2. The solution enables secure connectivity and convenience for the consumer”, declared SK Telecom.

“IDEMIA is very proud to have been selected by SK Telecom, the largest mobile network Operator in South Korea, to provide its latest eSIM Management platform to remotely connect watches. IDEMIA has a worldwide experience and the ability to provide the best technology to ensure a seamless experience for connected consumers thanks to its eSIM life cycle solution”, added Fabien Jautard, Executive Vice-President for Mobile Operators activities at IDEMIA.

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