Mon, Jan 23, 2017 | updated 01:56 PM IST

AT&T strengthens IoT offerings with Gemalto's remote subscription management solution

Updated: Jan 04, 2017 17:41 IST
New Delhi [India], Jan 4 (ANI): World leader in digital security Gemalto has announced supplying AT&T with a remote subscription management solution that will help enable its customers to deploy new and highly secure IoT applications in the US and globally.

Gemalto's LinqUS On-Demand Connectivity (ODC) subscription management solution and GSMA M2M 3.1 compliant Embedded SIMs (eSIMs) will simplify the logistics of providing mobile services for Enterprises requiring global mobile connectivity for IoT applications and provide improved life cycle support for their subscriptions.

Gartner, the information technology research firm, reports the IoT ecosystem is growing massively, with 6.4 billion objects to be connected in 2016 and 20.8 billion connected by 2020. Gemalto's GSMA-compliant ODC and eSIM solutions are key enablers for global mobile operators, service providers, and OEMs to accelerate new device on-boarding and service rollouts while reducing costs, increasing revenue and security for businesses adopting IoT solutions.

"AT&T is an industry leader in the Internet of Things with more than 30 million connected devices on our network as of the third quarter of 2016. At the same time we are expanding our offering of connected services to include automotive telematics, infotainment, and smart safety solutions," said president Internet of Things Solutions, AT&T, Chris Penrose.

"Gemalto's On-Demand Connectivity and eSIM platform are ideal solutions to help AT&T sustain dynamic growth as we shift from mobile operator to mobility service provider," added Penrose. (ANI)