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How eUICC compatible eSIMs help EV Charging Stations

Smart charging is enabled by IoT, which streamlines data sharing and adapts to real-time situations, improving efficiency and user experience. The adoption of IoT technologies is a step towards a more integrated and responsive EV charging ecosystem. This development emphasizes how crucial good connectivity is to satisfying customer needs and promoting sustainability in the field of EV charging.

Cellular Connectivity for EV Charging Stations

Setting up new infrastructure just to install a charging station would be incredibly inefficient if the local internet set-up is down. It's not always possible to connect via cable. Thus, cellular connectivity becomes the most viable solution for EV charging stations. Chargers need to be fitted with cellular capabilities, but it's a useful and reasonably priced accessory. Cellular connectivity further expands the potential of EV charging stations with adoption of eUICC technology. Instead of manually replacing the SIM cards in the hardware, connectivity providers can be switched remotely or even create higher uptime solutions. 

eSIM connectivity for ev charging stations

When it comes to EV charging, cellular connectivity has clear advantages over more conventional choices like Wi-Fi. Among its principal advantages are:

  • Greater Coverage: Cellular networks offer a wide range of coverage, which is crucial for charging stations situated in distant or public areas where Wi-Fi might not be available or dependable.
  • Better Connectivity: Cellular networks provide more dependable and fewer interrupted connections than Wi-Fi, which is susceptible to signal outages. This is essential for controlling and monitoring EV charging stations in real time.
  • Scalability: Unlike Wi-Fi networks, which would need more intricate expansions, cellular networks can readily support the growing number of EV charging stations without requiring major infrastructure improvements.
  • Security: Stronger security is enabled on cellular networks, which is essential for the secure transfer of sensitive data during EV charging operations.

Benefits of eUICC-compliant SIM technology

Multiple profiles can be stored on eUICC SIMs, and each profile functions as a virtual SIM inside the actual SIM container. There can only be one enabled (active) profile at once. The advantages of using eUICC SIMs are multifaceted and include

  • Global Multi-Carrier Access with Simplified Logistics: EV charging providers can simplify logistics by using a single eUICC SIM to access several carriers worldwide
  • Technology of the Future: With updates carried out over the air, remote SIM provisioning does away with the necessity for physical replacements and the management of numerous regional SIMs
  • Enhanced Uptime: The fundamental infrastructure includes seamless fallback options and automatic carrier switching to provide continuous connectivity and increased uptime
  • Compliance and Improved Performance: The solution addresses roaming issues, improves data privacy, ensures security, and lowers latency for optimal performance.

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We orchestrate the critical components that include - eUICC-enabled SIMs/ eSIMs, global IoT/ M2M connectivity, unified monitoring & management, and remote SIM provisioning capabilities into a single solution as a one-stop-shop. Here’s why our product is the best solution for your EV charging station - 

  • The largest network of 2G, 3G, 4G, 5G, LTE-M, and NB-IoT networks 
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  • Single contract enabling hassle-free multi-supplier sourcing without lock-ins with any connectivity provider
  • Unified platform to manage your IoT/ M2M SIM cards irrespective of the connectivity supplier
  • Capability to switch connectivity suppliers remotely without SIM replacement and  without any additional transaction costs
  • Central support desk for all connectivity issues

People Also Ask - 

Question: What is eUICC technology in IoT?

Answer: In order to allow users to switch network providers without physically replacing SIM cards, GSMA established the eUICC specifications. eUICC provides the capability to maintain multiple network profiles on the SIM that can be provisioned or change connectivity suppliers over-the-air (OTA).

Written by Neha Verma & Parag Mittal

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