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Three Key Pillars to eSIM Success

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eSIM, which has seen significant adoption in the consumer sector, is growing in use in the Internet of Things (IoT). Juniper Research estimates that eSIMs will be installed in 3.4 billion devices by 2025, which is an increase from 1.2 billion in 2021.

The ability of eSIM to support device deployment longevity with a future-proofed approach to connectivity, the single-SKU delivery of a broad ecosystem of deployed devices, and a global approach to roaming restrictions are at the heart of this technology advancing in the IoT sector. eSIM success can be enhanced through the three pillars – validate, deploy, and manage – supporting this connectivity technology.

Validate: eSIM Device Validation Tool

It is important to test a device’s eSIM interoperability before deploying it to the field. If not completed, eSIM functionality issues might go undetected and jeopardize the success of an IoT deployment. The KORE eSIM self-service device validation tool is integrated with the KORE Connectivity Management Platform (CMP) ConnectivityProTM and provides technical testing to ensure your device can operate in an eSIM environment.

The KORE eSIM Device Validation Tool reduces the complexity of device validation, enabling users to validate devices in minutes instead of having to ship them and wait a few weeks for third party testing to be completed. Now, it’s simple and quick to validate your device with any KORE eSIM.

Deploy: KORE OmniSIMTM

Deploying eSIM devices should be a simplified process that meets the requirements of the use case and can be with zero-touch provisioning. Unfortunately, as competition in the market rises with eSIM’s popularity, so do products that might tout the same benefits of eSIM, but really do not.
The KORE OmniSIM offers two configurations, a true, eUICC, and Multi-IMSI eSIM for organizations to capture the benefits of zero-touch provisioning in a single future-proofed, global connectivity technology.
The KORE OmniSIM offering helps:

  • Achieve global coverage via a single SIM and the KORE eSIM profile, with support for additional carrier profiles as needed
  • Eliminate SIM switching costs and improve operational efficiencies with remote eSIM provisioning
  • Future-proof connected devices with a single eSIM that can support multiple carriers and network technologies

Manage: KORE ConnectivityProTM

A connectivity management platform is table stakes for IoT solutions – what is important for IoT now, as it has grown more widespread and complex, is a connectivity management platform that integrates with the key areas of IoT solutions, not just connectivity management. KORE ConnectivityPro is the powerhouse of KORE connectivity solutions, offering the ability to not only manage, order, and provision eSIMs, but it is also hosts the eSIM Device Validation Tool.

With how complex the connectivity ecosystem can be, a unified approach is needed to achieve success without devoting an excessive amount of time, resources, or funds. That is why KORE created ConnectivityPro that allows users to effectively manage, monitor, and control IoT network connectivity across multiple carriers and satellite providers through a single user interface.

Managing eSIM connectivity after it has been deployed is crucial in keeping costs down, making sure devices are operating properly, and keeping the entire ecosystem under control, but that can be difficult without a singular approach.

KORE CTO Talks Validate, Deploy, Manage at MWC eSIM Summit

To learn more about these key pillars supporting success in eSIM and the capabilities of the KORE eSIM suite of solutions, watch the on-demand recording of KORE CTO Tushar Sachdev presenting during the eSIM Summit at Mobile World Congress 2022 in Las Vegas.
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