New iPads contain standard SIM card that allows providers switch possible




Apple iPad, the new-generation standard all sim cards, which give users the choice of which provider they want to take and subscribe. The tablets are provisionally only in the US and the UK from the Apple-sim.

Apple did not mention the special SIM cards during the presentation of the new iPads Thursday, but on the US product site states the company’s capabilities fall under the heading of ‘One sim, many options. The manufacturer states that the SIM card is already preinstalled with the iPad Air and iPad 2 mini 3 with support for wifi and mobile internet.

The user can in setting up mobile internet choose which telecom provider he wants and what he chooses subscription. According to Apple, relates to the short-term choices without the user comes with it for long term. “When you’re traveling, you can choose a package from a local provider should take as long as your trip takes,” says Apple.

Further details on the SIM cards are not there yet and it is unclear whether Apple will bring its own SIM cards to other countries. Furthermore, it is whether the Apple SIM ‘also comes to the iPhone. Providers will not be there to jump as this makes it easier for subscribers to switch.

As early as 2010 there were reports that Apple was working on Gemalto SIM cards embedded with SIM card maker. Providers would then according to Financial Times warned do not enter it, but the manufacturer seems to have carefully made ​​a start with iPads.


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