AT&T Single GSMA SIM for IoT M2M & connected cars

globalsimAT&T annouced a single SIM solution that meets the GSMA specifications for multi-profile SIMs that is compatible with many wireless carriers throughout the world.

The single SIM solution meets the new GSMA specifications for the use of multiple operator profiles on a single SIM. AT&T claims they are the first carrier to to announce a global SIM designed to meet GSMA specifications

AT&T’s global SIM offers:

  • Global service management platform with advanced diagnostic tools, smart process automation, machine monitoring, and alert/response capabilities.
  • Global wireless M2M connectivity with access to hundreds of carriers worldwide.
  • Integrated compatibility with global networks.
  • Designed and built to the GSMA specification for remote provisioning.

The enhanced global SIM is available in select markets.

The GSMA’s vision is a world empowered by the capability to remotely provision mobile operator credentials onto a SIM .

The protocol includes:

  • The remote over the air provisioning of a one (or more) operator credentials into a SIM.
  • The remote over the air enablement /disablement of the operator credentials within the SIM.
  • The deletion over the air of an operator credentials within a SIM.