Edition MacDigger continues to tell about the peculiarities of mobile technology in different countries. It turns out that in Finland, as in Russia, until recently, were not Cellular, Apple Watch, that will all change in September 2018.
Large Finnish companies are quite inert. It took them nearly a year since the presentation of the Apple Watch Series 3 Cellular to make the decision to support eSIM. Moreover, there are no laws prohibiting the use of e-SIM-cards.
Until recently, the smart watch Apple cellular connectivity could not be found in shops in Finland, despite the fact that working in the country’s mobile operators were the decisions to implement eSIM.
For example, Telia, the first communication companies in Northern Europe and the Baltic States, introduced the standard eSIM in Estonia and Norway in 2016.
In 2018, this same operator was the first in Finland will start offering its clients to purchase a special SIM card for smart watches. The campaign is scheduled for September 14, 2018 and is timed to enter the market Samsung Galaxy Watch.
“Services are becoming digital, and hence the future of SIM cards is also digital. We want to be at the forefront and seamlessly implement new services for our customers now, when eSIM devices are becoming more popular.
Subscription management will be easier with the help of eSIM when an increasing number of devices around us need to be connected to the Internet”, — says the head of division of mobile devices Telia Finland Jussi by.
The application of the eSIM has a lot of advantages. The gadget can be designed without physical contact to the SIM card that facilitates the use of many devices.
Smart watches were the first product category, working with the standard eSIM, which is very important for the development of the Internet of things. Besides, an electronic SIM card can reduce the load on the environment because it will allow you to abandon the production of packaging and plastics, necessary for the sale of a traditional SIM-cards.
Despite the fact that the beginning of the support of the eSIM is associated with the release of the Samsung Galaxy Watch, to make the connection to the network Telia are any clever gadgets that work with e-SIM cards.
So, soon, perhaps, the Russians will be able to travel to Finland not only for Fairy and cheese, but for smart hours, if eSIM will start to work in Russia.