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Qualcomm and Huawei push NuSIM towards de facto standard status

The ‘open’ embedded SIM (eSIM) technology supported by Deutsche Telekom, nuSIM, has been chosen by Qualcomm for use in its 9205 LTE modem, which supports NB-IoT, LTE-M and 2G IoT connections. Huawei’s chip subsidiary, HiSilicon, has followed suit, using nuSIM in its Hi2115 NB-IoT system-on-chip, and demonstrating the connection in a Quectel module, the BC95-G. This is a big development in the world of IoT-focused eSIM, as the vendors try to reduce hardware costs to facilitate wider adoption. With these two giants opting for NuSIM, rather than their own solutions, the technology is well on the way to becoming the standard choice. nuSIM was unveiled in the run up to this year’s Mobile World Congress in February, The launch supporters…

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