This Day On The Street
Continue to site right-arrow
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
Cramer's Action Alerts PLUS - See his portfolio and get alerts BEFORE every trade. Learn more NOW!

EUICC, A Disruption In The SIM Market

Table of ContentsExecutive Summary 5Table of contents 7Table of Illustrations 111 Removable UICC 151.1 Overview 171.2 UICC roles 171.3 SIM / UICC Architecture 181.4 SIM functions 201.5 SIM card contains 211.6 SIM card form factors 221.7 GSM network architecture 231.8 Removable SIM advantages 241.8.1 For end-user 251.8.2 For MNOs 261.8.3 For supply chain 271.9 Customer Care 281.10 UICC / USIM standards 291.10.1 Core specifications 291.10.2 Test specifications 291.11 SIM card shipments 301.12 Market description 331.12.1 SIM Manufacturers 331.12.2 MNOs 341.12.3 Mobile Handsets Manufacturers 362 M2M eUICC 412.1 Overview 432.2 M2M SIM vs. mobile SIM 462.3 eUICC notion 472.4 M2M eUICC advantages 482.4.1 For end-user 482.4.2 For MNOs 482.4.3 For supply chain 492.5 M2M eUICC remote subscription management 492.5.1 M2M SIM provisioning use cases 492.5.2 M2M SIM subscription management 502.5.3 M2M eUICC remote subscription management 512.5.3.1 Connected consumer electronics 512.5.3.2 M2M communications identity module concept 523 Mobile eUICC 553.1 Overview 573.2 eUICC architecture 593.3 Mobile eUICC functions 623.4 Mobile eUICC advantages 633.4.1 For end-user 633.4.2 For MNOs 633.4.3 For eUICC supply chain 653.4.4 For handset manufacturers 663.4.5 For service providers 663.5 Mobile eUICC disadvantages 663.5.1 For end user 663.5.2 For MNOs 673.5.3 For eUICC supply chain 673.5.4 For handset manufacturers 683.6 Mobile eUICC issues 683.6.1 Challenges for eUICC 693.6.2 Challenges for eUICC ecosystem 713.6.2.1 Multiple operators access 713.6.2.2 Standardization 723.6.2.3 Certification 733.6.2.4 OTA interoperability 733.6.2.5 End user relationship 733.6.3 Security issues 743.6.4 Owner rights issues 743.6.5 GSMA eUICC requirements 753.6.6 ETSI use cases 763.6.7 SIMalliance recommendations 773.7 Mobile eUICC ecosystem potential players 773.8 Mobile eUICC remote subscription management 813.8.1 Current mobile UICC subscription provisioning 813.8.2 Mobile eUICC lifecycle states 823.8.3 Remote subscription management 823.8.3.1 Dynamic SIM allocation 823.8.3.2 Remote eUICC subscription management 863.8.4 Authentication key provisioning 883.8.5 LTE OTA platform 893.8.6 Benefits of remote subscription management 903.9 eUICC adoption scenarios 913.9.1 Scenario #1 – MNOs control eUICC 913.9.2 Scenario #2 – handset makers push eUICC 953.9.3 Scenario #3 – Android OS maker pushes eUICC 1003.9.4 Scenario #4 – third parties push eUICC 1033.9.5 Possible provisioning models 1083.10 Customer Care 1093.10.1 Customer care in mobile eUICC ecosystem 1103.10.2 Remote mobile device management 1114 Hypothetic scenario – UICC dematerialization 1134.1 Soft SIM 1154.2 Trusted execution environment 1155 Regulatory aspects 1175.1 Overview 1195.2 ETSI 1205.3 GlobalPlatform 1215.4 GSMA 1225.5 SIMalliance 123Table of acronyms 125

Table of IllustrationsIllustration 1 Removable UICC advantages 18Illustration 2 Functional architecture of mono-application card vs. multi-application platform 19Illustration 3 SIM form factors comparison 22Illustration 4 GSM network architecture 23Illustration 5 Volumes of SIM card shipments 30Illustration 6 SIM card shipments by region, 2011 31Illustration 7 SIM card shipments by form factor, 2011 31Illustration 8 Number of network subscribers worldwide, 2009-2015 32Illustration 9 Top ten MNOs by subscriptions number 35Illustration 10 Top ten mobile handset manufacturers, 2011 36Illustration 11 Top ten mobile handset manufacturers, 2011 (#2) 37Illustration 12 Mobile handset shipments, 2010-2011 (#3) 37Illustration 13 Top five smartphone manufacturers, by global sales, 2011 (#1) 38Illustration 14 Top three smartphone manufacturers, by global sales, 2011 (#2) 38Illustration 15 Top five smartphone markets, by country, 2011-2012 and 2016 39Illustration 16 Connected devices number, 2011 43Illustration 17 Connected devices number, 2020 44Illustration 18 Connected devices revenue opportunity, 2020 44Illustration 19 M2M market CAGR 45Illustration 20 Wireless M2M market, 2015 45Illustration 21 M2M UICC vs. mobile UICC 46Illustration 22 Current M2M UICC deployment mode 50Illustration 23 New M2M eUICC deployment mode 51Illustration 24 Remote personalization of CCE 51Illustration 25 Logistics and provisioning processes for eUICC 52Illustration 26 UICC vs. eUICC main differences 58Illustration 27 Potential eUICC architecture, #1 59Illustration 28 Potential eUICC architecture, #2 60Illustration 29 G&D eUICC 'proof-of-the-concept' 61Illustration 30 G&D approach to eUICC subscription management 62Illustration 31 SIM supply chain 65Illustration 32 Challenges for eUICC ecosystem 71Illustration 33 Standardization roadmap 72Illustration 34 Current mobile eUICC subscription provisioning model 81Illustration 35 Mobile eUICC lifecycle states 82Illustration 36 Evolving Systems financial results 83Illustration 37 Evolving Systems DSA solution components and interfaces 85Illustration 38 Profile management use cases 86Illustration 39 Profile provisioning with eUICC 86Illustration 40 Profile changing with eUICC 87Illustration 41 Remote subscription management roles 88Illustration 42 Potential regional network evolution, 2020 90Illustration 43 Remote subscription management (MNO & end user) 92Illustration 44 eUICC value chain 93Illustration 45 eUICC shipments, scenario #1 94Illustration 46 Vodafone financial results 95Illustration 47 Nokia distribution channels, 2006 96Illustration 48 Remote subscription management (DV & end user) 97Illustration 49 Apple financial results 98Illustration 50 eUICC shipments, scenario #2 99Illustration 51 Worldwide smartphone shipments by OS, 2011 100Illustration 52 Google financial results 102Illustration 53 eUICC shipments, scenario #3 102Illustration 54 Remote subscription management (SM & EU) 103Illustration 55 Facebook financial results 104Illustration 56 Amazon financial results 106Illustration 57 Groupon financial results 106Illustration 58 eUICC shipments, scenario #4 107Illustration 59 Main possible provisioning models of eUICC 108Illustration 60 End-user customer care poll 110Illustration 61 Remote mobile device management 112Illustration 62 Reasons why standardize (MNO point of view) 119Illustration 63 Reasons why standardize (eUICC manufacturer point of view) 120

To order this report: Phones_and_PDA Industry: eUICC, a disruption in the SIM market

__________________________Contact Nicolas: nicolasbombourg@reportlinker.comUS: (805)-652-2626Intl: +1 805-652-2626

SOURCE Reportlinker

Copyright 2011 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
3 of 3

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Try it NOW
Only $9.95
Try it NOW
14-Days Free
Try it NOW

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Dividend Stock Advisor

David Peltier identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Options Profits

Our options trading pros provide over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • Actionable options commentary and news
  • Real-time trading community
Try it NOW
Try it NOW
Try it NOW
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!


DOW 18,214.42 -10.15 -0.06%
S&P 500 2,110.74 -3.12 -0.15%
NASDAQ 4,987.89 +20.7530 0.42%

Partners Compare Online Brokers

Free Reports

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs