Using non-geographic country codes (MCC-901) for global M2M SIMs won’t provide a long-term advantage

01 December 2011
Report type: Research Note
Author(s): Matt Hatton
Keywords: M2M, machine-to-machine, global, SIM, MCC-901
Number of Pages: 5

Several mobile network operators are seeking to differentiate their M2M offering on the basis of the availability of “global SIMs”, claiming that these offer a superior service for potential clients. This Research Note examines the benefits of global SIMs, the implications of the embedded mobile standardisation that is soon to be completed by ETSI and the impact on services.

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