eSim is a new technology from GSM Alliance that seeks to face out the proprietary SIM cards used in cellular phones. But what does it entail and what’s in it for mobile subscribers?
What are eSims?
An eSim, which is the acronym of embedded Subscriber Identity Module (SIM), is a piece of technology that contains information that authenticates the mobile user’s identity to a network operator or carrier. Unlike the typical SIM cards, it is built into the phone’s mainboard to allow connectivity.
The embedded chip is compatible with multiple carriers, in spite of...