Subscriber identity module (SIM) technology is oftentimes underrated; it’s something that millions of individuals worldwide use and rely on an everyday basis yet don’t know they do – or at the very least, don’t understand exactly how it works. Most widely used is a SIM card, which in short, is a removable, portable memory chip used primarily in one of your most beloved devices: your cell phone. These cards essentially serve as the heartbeat of your cell phone, holding all of your personal information, such as your address book, text messages and other critical data.
Today, a record-breaking advancement was made in the SIM card space with Gigsky, a thought-leader in the industry who works to enable mobile users to access, activate and use mobile data anywhere, anytime and on any device worldwide. The company has made a huge stride in this effort with its exciting announcement yesterday, in which it revealed the world’s first-ever global mobile data marketplace via its new universal SIM card and mobile app.
When traveling overseas, users usually need to invest in an international SIM card that will be compatible with differing regulations and such so that they can be efficiently connected to seamlessly communicate. When getting an international SIM card, there are other extensions that need to be considered, such as prepaid services. By offering the first-ever universal SIM card, Gigsky directly addresses this by enabling travelers to locate the appropriate local SIM card and select a data plan while on-the-go, a statement explains. This way, Gigsky customers will have instant access to a wide range of local mobile data carriers worldwide – all without having to ever change their SIM card or access a temporary one.
"Gigsky revolutionizes how mobile users consume wireless data across the globe. We believe that everyone deserves better access, greater choice and convenience regarding their data services. Gigsky's mobile app, universal SIM and mobile data marketplace is our first step in delivering greater value to the world's wireless consumers and carriers alike," commented Gigsky's CEO, Ravi Rishy-Maharaj.
"For carriers specifically, we can dramatically reduce marketing expenses for mobile customer acquisition. As a digital, location-aware service, Gigsky provides carriers greater impact and efficiencies from marketing and sales objectives,” Rishy-Maharaj concluded.
TMCnet also reported on this news when it broke out yesterday, divulging, “The product works via two of the company’s products, the Gigsky universal SIM and its related mobile app. This product combination, in accordance with the newly established marketplace, gives globetrotters the option to choose only one SIM card that will work wherever they are,” as reported by Colleen Lynch.
Lynch continues, “Without Gigsky’s plan, mobile users...have instant access from one universal SIM card that taps into whichever carrier is the top choice for the region they are in, so usage fees can add up. By cutting the number of SIM cards and plans down to one, Gigsky saves users significant time, money, and frustration.”
Gigsky’s new universal SIM and mobile app will undoubtedly change the face of SIM technology as we know it. Only great things can happen from here on out, and we can’t wait to see what they look like!
Edited by Ashley Caputo
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