Microsoft SIM card latest news update: data app for Windows devices finally launched
Microsoft is coming out with a SIM card of its own like Apple. The decision is certainly going to have far reaching implications for the telecom market in the days to come.
Latest reports suggest that the Redmond based tech giant has already rolled out cellular data app for its SIM card that the software behemoth is going to launch.
The tech giant that has impressed the whole world with its success in hardware domain with the launch of Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book is on a roll at the moment. Reports suggest that Microsoftâ€™s latest app “Cellular Data” 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.
The latest development may be unnerving to telecom giant. 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 Appleâ€™s own SIM cardâ€. Nonetheless the company hasn’t disclosed the markets where it will sell the SIM and the service
The latest “Cellular Data” app will assist users of certain Windows 10 devices with a Microsoft SIM card to buy a data plan and connect to a nationwide mobile data network using only their Microsoft account. Till now Microsoft hasnâ€™t said a word as o where it would launch its SIM card.
In a statement the Redmond based tech giant said, â€œWe are always exploring new features for Windows 10. Right now, we are exploring additional ways for customers with Windows 10 PCs and tablets to connect to data servicesâ€¦We have nothing further to share at this time.â€ Microsoft has said that users will be able to buy a plan through a Windows Store anywhere network coverage is available.