The eSIM makes it possible to connect the device, simply and immediately, to TIM’s mobile network using a QR code. Samsung’s Gear S2 Classic 3G Smartwatch is a real watch that has all the functions of a smartphone and stands out for its essential design with a circular face and metal finish. You can make calls, send and receive text messages, receive notifications, consult your fitness data (step counter, heart rate monitor, stop watch), read emails and browse social networks in complete freedom wherever you are. Fitted with a Tizen operating system, the smartwatch allows you to navigate and choose different services and screens thanks to a revolving bezel ring. Moreover Gemalto, through its platform, will guarantee the correct management and customization of mobile radio service directly from within the embedded SIM.
This initiative, achieved thanks to the expertise of TIM, Samsung and the collaboration with Gemalto, highlights the three players’ ability and commitment to contribute to the development of innovative services for the Internet of Things.
Adoption of the eSIM is only the first step in the evolution of the features of the traditional SIM. This new system allows you to activate and update your subscription to the service remotely, and will then allow the eSIM to be used on other types of devices such as tablets and smartphones.
Thanks to this collaboration people will be able to manage every need on the go through increasingly simple and immediate connectivity tools and TIM’s 4G network. The world of wearables in which Samsung has been investing in recent years represents a strategic technological line within a mobile ecosystem which concerns numerous applications in different areas, from sport to lifestyle and business. The introduction of the eSIM will further contribute to the evolution and spread of this category of devices which is rapidly growing.
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The goal is to reach approximately 84% of Italian households with the new fixed ultrabroadband (fiber) and 98% of population with the mobile one (4G) by the end of 2018. For this reason in the 2016-2018 period investments in fiber and 4G will be more than 4.5 billion euros. At June 2016, fiber and 4G coverage reached 51% of households and 93.7% of population, respectively.
Abroad TIM Brasil is a major player on the Brazilian market. Leader in 4G coverage it aims to further develop the ultrabroadband network with investments within 14 billion reais by the end of 2018.
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