As Telefonica’s technological partner for the Interoperable Profile Package (IPP) in eSIM deployment scenarios, VALID provides its mioSIM® Profile Management Platform for remote SIM provisioning and its mioSIM® Embedded products for demonstrations showcasing several use cases in new devices from a different range of manufacturers.
Madrid, February 29, 2016 (Newswire.com) – As Telefonica’s technological partner for the Interoperable Profile Package (IPP) in eSIM deployment scenarios, VALID provides its mioSIM® Profile Management Platform for remote SIM provisioning and its mioSIM® Embedded products for demonstrations showcasing several use cases in new devices from a different range of manufacturers.
These demos show that eSIM can be provisioned remotely through VALID’s platform by downloading an interoperable profile package defined together with Telefónica and the rest of SIM vendors. VALID’s product emphasizes on interoperability as well as other technological features allowed by this new type of SIM card.
“VALID has proved, as a committed partner, the necessary know-how for real-world eSIM solutions. Working together with VALID has been crucial for defining technical specifications and for ensuring interoperability. On the grounds of these successful demonstrations, we will move forward to fulfill all the objectives of this initiative which aims at protecting consumers’ privacy and guaranteeing freedom of choice” said Francisco Montalvo, Group Devices Unit Director at Telefónica.
“We are very pleased to be collaborating with Telefónica. VALID is fully committed to continue working with Telefonica and its partners in the definition, implementation and comercialisation of Remote SIM Provisioning solutions. Remote provisioning will be one of the cornerstones for a myriad of new consumer devices such as smart watches, health monitors and fitness wearables, along with other services related to Machine to Machine (M2M) and the Internet of Things (IoT)” said Alberto Hernandez, Global Chief Commercial Officer of Means of Payment and Telecom at VALID.
Interoperability is a key requirement to create a strong ecosystem, where any MNO shall be able to define its profile and personalization data so it could be loaded into any eSIM. With that openness in mind, VALID is focused on guaranteeing mioSIM® Embedded, mioSIM® Profile Management Platform and its complementary Value Added Solutions Portfolio capitalizes on VALID’s MNO’s core knowledge while being easily connected to several verticals third-party Platforms with a reduced Time-to-Market, empowering the eSIM ecosystem to create new businesses.
VALID is one of the leading technology and technology solutions providers worldwide. The group founded in 1957, with headquarters in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, has over 7,000 employees worldwide, and has numerous subsidiaries, joint ventures and representatives in over 30 countries ensuring customer service quality and attention to its customer base through its operations in the Americas, Europe, Africa and Asia. Today, VALID is on the 5th position in the SIM card suppliers’ global ranking.
In all markets in which it operates, VALID is a pioneer in innovation, production and processing security documents, identification systems and smartcard-based solutions. VALID as an integrated provider of mobile security applications, develops and integrates hardware, software and services for banks, mobile network operators, public transportation companies, carriers and OEMs.