Telecom Lead America: AT&T has selected AirOn technology developed by Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) to enhance its single worldwide SIM service for wireless-enabled global products.
The AT&T single worldwide SIM solution with service management and AT&T Control Center powered by Jasper Wireless provides M2M and connected device service provider with the ability to manage global wireless device deployment and operations across market with advanced diagnostic tools, smart process automation and AT&T billing solutions.
The AirOn technology enables the management of subscription credentials on embedded M2M SIMs of the AT&T systems securely. With this, AT&T is now able to provide effortless access to a global platform for service management, application development, professional services and product support to manufacturers of connected consumer and machine to machine (M2M) devices.
“With the introduction of our new single worldwide SIM solution and the ability to provision over the air, we’re giving our device makers the convenience of coverage around the globe, while also enabling enhanced global services like local telecom,” said Chris Penrose, senior vice president, emerging devices, AT&T.
In Q3 of 2012 AT&T recorded an earning of 0.3 percent growth. But the revenue was low by 0.1 percent to $ 31.46 billion, as the number of new subscribers was less. It also missed the average analyst projection of $ 31.59 billion.
Wireless service revenue saw a hike of 4.5 percent to $14.9 billion, where wireless data revenue rose by 18.3 percent to $6.6 billion.
The company added 151,000 new customers with long term service contracts whereas its strongest rival Verizon Wireless has bagged 1.5 million net new customers.