As announced in November 2018, the leading actor in the telecom and biometrics field, IDEMIA, and the largest mobile network operator in South Korea, SK Telecom, are bringing protected and convenient experiences to mobile operator customers.

IDEMIA developed the Smart Connect Subscription management solution commonly called : remote SIM provisioning.

This technology allows eSIM capable wireless devices as the Smart Watch to be remotely connected to the SK Telecom’s network, this connection is established without a physical SIM card and its respects the protocol compliancy of latest GSMA standards.

With this technology, there’s:

  • No physical SIM card needed
  • No mobile phone nearby
  • High connectivity with Smart Watches wherever you go, and you can easily manage the subscription 
  • High security connection for the Smart Watch
  • The same functions as a phone: communication habits, make calls, send texts from the Smart Watch.

Leveraging its industrial leadership and appetite for innovation, IDEMIA will be providing SK Telecom its GSMA compliant solution at the forefront of the digital revolution.

Source: https://www.idemia.com/fr/communique-de-presse/idemia-fournit-au-sud-coreen-sk-telecom-une-solution-conforme-aux-normes-gsma-pour-lactivation-et-la-gestion-du-cycle-de-vie-des-appareils-esim-2018-11-20