Permanent roaming for IoT

What is permanent roaming?

Permanent roaming is when a device is permanently connected in a country that is not its nominal ‘home’ territory beyond a specific period, for example, 3 months. To date, roaming has been utilized by business travellers or holidaymakers who are not expected to be in a particular country for more than a few weeks.

More recently, IoT providers have used roaming as a way to increase their global connectivity levels, but permanent roaming presents an issue to many providers today.

Restrictions for IoT devices

How permanent roaming restrictions affect global IoT deployments

Many countries explicitly prohibit the permanent roaming of devices onto local networks including Brazil, Turkey, India, Canada, and China.

Once an operator enforces permanent roaming restrictions, it can lead to devices being blocked and disconnected. This is a major problem for large scale IoT deployments. And a growing problem too with more and more MNOs also choosing to limit permanent roaming on their networks.

The permanent roaming solution?

eSIM Localisation for your IoT devices

Future-proofing IoT devices to ensure they can agnostically switch between networks is becoming increasingly critical as we see more and more of these restrictions coming into effect around the world.

Many enterprises with global IoT projects opt for an eSIM localisation option to safeguard their device estate, secure the best connectivity coverage available and avoid any possible network outages in the long term.

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The need for eSIM localisation

A recent report by Kaleido Intelligence found that eSIMs provide a solution that eliminates the future risk associated with roaming, lowering the total cost of ownership for projects when compared to risks associated with physical SIM-swaps.

What’s more, eSIM can deliver a highly secure solution, enabling data communications and storage security and solving challenges related to IoT device on-boarding with cloud backend systems.

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How Next-Generation eUICC Can Help Your IoT Project

Avoid Permanent Roaming

Load new network profiles over-the-air whilst maintaining fallback networks to provide near 100% global connectivity.

eSIM Localisation

Our Multi-IMSI technology rotates between multiple mobile network profiles for access to over 700 networks.

Near 100% Connectivity

Seamlessly switch networks quickly and effectively to achieve greater uptime, performance and value.

Say goodbye to permanent roaming.
Say hello to eSIM localisation from Eseye.

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AnyNet+ SIM

Complete Control

Manage your global IoT estate

Eseye’s AnyNet SIM contains multiple Tier 1 MNO multi-IMSI bootstraps and Step2 profiles. Coupled with the AnyNet Connectivity Management platform, you can manage and localise your IoT estate’s connectivity with ease. Learn more about the unique technology in our AnyNet+ SIMs.

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eSIM Localisation

Solving Permanent Roaming Issues for Good

Permanent roaming issues can stop an IoT project in its tracks, cause unforeseen device disconnections, and rack up extortionate costs.

Discover more about the role localisation plays in securing and maintaining connection, and how to overcome permanent roaming challenges.

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Solving Permanent Roaming Challenges

This research whitepaper showcases findings from a new Kaleido Intelligence study into how eSIM localisation can solve permanent roaming challenges for IoT, including:

  • The current and projected growth of eSIM
  • eSIM customer challenges: permanent roaming, vertical applications, security
  • The need for eSIM localisation: facilitating the needs of IoT customers
  • How eSIM and localisation can future-proof IoT deployments