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Sim-cards

Learn more about our simcards

The standard simcards are suitable for stationary objects in normal circumstances when it comes to (e.g.) temperature or humidity.The industrial simcards are recommended for moving objects, smart metering applications and other similar things (under more extreme conditions).

Although, a standard simcard can have a lifetime of more than 10 years, the default lifetime is estimated on 2 - 5 years where the default lifetime of an industrial simcard is estimated at 5 - 10 years. These calculations are based on the expectation that there will be frequent sim activity (which should not be the case for LPWA).

You can find more details about our simcards below.

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STANDARD SIM
INDUSTRIAL SIM

Target segment

Connected consumer electronics

Industrial:

  • Security
  • Smart metering
  • Automation, monitoring & control
  • Retail & commerce

Mobile:

  • Vehicle telematics
  • Transport, logistics, tracking

Typical operation conditions

  • Classic CE Environment
  • Indoor

Industrial:

  • (Semi-)stationary machines & equipment
  • Building infrastructure (inhouse)
  • Protected outdoor infrastructure
  • Moving goods & machines
  • Vehicle telematics equipment

Mobile:

  • Moving goods & machines
  • Vehicle telematics equipment

Typical usage profile

Modest (e.g on average 1-2 SIM events/hour)

Potentially high (e.g. 1 event/minute)

Typical product lifetime

2-5 years

5-10 years

Applicable ETSI 102 671 EPI:

TS-RA-UB-MA

TS: -25°C/+85°C Temperature range (ideally -35°C/+85°C)
RA: 10 years Data Retention Time
UB: 500k minimum update cycles
MA: Moisture/reflow conditions acc. to JEDEC J-STD-020D (MFF2)

TB-MA-HA-RA-UB

TB: -40°C/+105°C Temperature range
MA: Support of automotive moisture/reflow condition (MFF2 only)
HA: Support of high humidity condition
RA: 10 years Data Retention Time (here: @85°C)
UB: 500k minimum update cycles