Gemalto MWC Barcelona.JPG

Thales and Gemalto create a world leader in digital security

Creation of a global market leader in the fast-growing digital security market, supporting the most demanding clients in their digital transformation. Thales to combine its digital assets with Gemalto, within a new Global Business Unit

Solución interoperable para la eSIM.JPG

Global operators, OEMS and SIMs vendors jointly working towards the implementation of a truly interoperable approach to eSIM

América Móvil, Ooredoo, Telefónica, China Unicom Huawei, LG, Samsung, Sony Mobile, Gemalto, Giesecke & Devrient, Morpho, Oberthur Technologies, STMicroelectronics and Valid
Swiss Post Solutions.jpg

Swiss Post Solutions joins OSPT Alliance

The Open Standard for Public Transport (OSPT) Alliance, which provides the open standard for secure transit fare collection solutions, is pleased to welcome Swiss Post Solutions, a global leader in processing and managing business information, as its latest Full Member
more news


Oberthur at the MWC 2014.JPG

OT and Network International announce strategic partnership on banking cards and personalization

Celebrate the inauguration of OT´s largest service centre in the MEA region more

Atos acquires Quality Equipment, a dutch electronic payment player

Atos, an international IT services company, announced the acquisition of Quality Equipment, a player in electronic payments in the Netherlands in particular in the catering, vending and parking sectors


G&D becomes first manufacturer to gain ITI certification for new eID cards in Brazil

GD Burti, the Brazilian subsidiary of international technology group Giesecke & Devrient (G&D), is the first and thus far only manufacturer of national security documents to meet the security requirements for the new Brazilian eID cards

more products


Stephanie Char.jpg

Europe added 15.8 million SIM cards in 2017 driven by the growth in M2M cards, says GlobalData

Total SIM cards in the European market continued to increase in 2017, though at a slower pace than in the two previous years. Total SIM growth amounted to 15.8 million for the year, compared to 18.5 million in 2016 and 27 million in 2015 due to continuous decline in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) SIM cards stemming from lower mobile termination rates, and therefore the decline in dual SIM cards, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company

Dario Talmesio Ovum.jpg

One SIM per person on the planet, but still too many unconnected

Global mobile penetration reached 100% at the end of 2015, meaning that on average there is one SIM card per person on the planet, according to global analyst firm Ovum

Hyunmi Yang GSMA.jpg

New GSMA Intelligence study tracks the evolution of the SIM

Study sees embedded SIM and remote provisioning influencing future of the SIM more
more articles