Microsoft SIM card for Windows coming soon, MS entering virtual network operators
Redmond based tech giant Microsoft is reportedly working on coming out with its own SIM card for Windows. This is something that will have far reaching implications in the long run.
Microsoft that has been on an upswing and is basking in the glory of Windows 10 success besides of course the success in tablet and laptop segments is working hard to beat its competitors.
If reports are to be believed Microsoft is coming out with its own SIM card. The company is reported to be testing a cellular data app that lets Windows 10 devices connect to various mobile network operators without a contract. The cellular data app has been published to the companyâ€™s Windows Store, but Microsoft has not yet announced its plans for the service.
The rumors suggest that Microsoftâ€™s latest app is actually designed to work on Windows 10 and â€œrequires a Microsoft SIM cardâ€. Nonetheless it is still a secret as to in which market the SIM card will be introduced and what will be the pricing. What we know so far is the fact that the company will be selling such SIM cards through its own Windows Store.
A report while talking about the development suggests that the data will be tied to a Microsoft Account. The report goes on to add that â€œMicrosoft could be planning to create its own mobile virtual networks to allow Windows 10 users to connect to partner carriersâ€¦but the company could also offer access in a similar method to Apple’s own SIM cardâ€.