Thales is assuming a critical part on the planet’s first end-to-end cloud-native1 mobile network, worked by Rakuten Mobile, Inc., a powerful contestant into the Japanese market. This light-footed mobile network operator is using Thales’ complete portfolio of eSIM, SIM and remote connectivity management solutions, to empower a quick advanced onboarding venture for consumers. Thales’ eSIM technology likewise assumes a vital part in the improvement of Rakuten Mobile’s creative 4G and 5G smartphones.
By supporting cloud activation of eSIM-able gadgets, Thales’ solutions upgrade Rakuten Mobile’s computerized onboarding methods for its subscribers. Remote management of subscriptions over the gadget’s lifetime is likewise clear for users. Just as digitalising the client experience, this computerized first system builds Rakuten Mobile’s operational productivity.
Thales’ space-saving eSIM is especially significant for 5G gadgets, which right now require huge antennas and batteries leaving little space for new functionality. Rakuten Mobile is utilizing Thales’ eSIMs in its 4G and 5G smartphones: the Rakuten Mini, the Rakuten Hand and the 5G compatible Rakuten BIG. Mirroring these advantages, the GSMA predicts there will be 2.42 billion eSIM smartphone connections worldwide by 2025. Around the same time, in excess of 130 million 5G connections are normal in Japan alone.