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Telefonica, G&D demo eSIM use on consumer devices at MWC

Tuesday 23 February 2016 | 15:23 CET | News
Telefonica has teamed up with Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) to demonstrate their eSIM management technology for the consumer sector at Mobile World Congress. The companies showed a Samsung Gear S2 smartwatch with an embedded SIM card (eSIM) being integrated into an existing mobile communications contract using a smartphone. Users simply connect the smartwatch to their mobile via Bluetooth before scanning a QR code. The additional device is then added to the existing data contract and immediately networked. 

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Giesecke & Devrient / O2 / Samsung / Telefonica
Countries: World
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