Uber selects Valid’s eSIM technology for its connected services worldwide
MADRID, June 29, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Uber, the tech giant that helps connect the physical and digital worlds to move people and things at the tap of a button in 10,000+ cities worldwide has adopted Valid’s mioSIM eSIM to deploy their UberSIM technology solution.
Valid’s mioSIM eSIM is integrated with ConnectedYou’s unique connectivity orchestration platform that also includes Valid’s Remote SIM Provisioning software enabling multi-carrier connectivity management globally for Uber across all mobile operators in the UberSIM ecosystem.
The UberSIM solution enables Uber’s various IoT use cases to stay seamlessly connected to the service while Uber’s ecosystem benefits from the flexibility created by this architecture for availing best costs and quality.
Compliant with GSMA latest specifications, Valid’s state-of-the-art eSIM technology empowers our customers with an interoperable and efficient solution to simplify their supply chain for connectivity access and, regardless of device location, remotely manage or change connectivity subscriptions directly from a fast and highly secure service.
Uber’s goal with the UberSIM product has been to create unmatched connected experience and quality of service by delivering seamless connectivity for all of Uber’s IoT deployments worldwide. Through this solution, Uber is able to handle a single global UberSIM SKU which dramatically simplifies their operations across the 70+ countries.
“With access to millions of connected devices, we needed a one-stop-shop business model to deal with remote updates and streamline connectivity of the devices around the world in a simple way. Valid’s solution gave us a way to simplify our operations and provide security to our connected devices while doing so.” said Rahul Vijay, at Uber.
“Our expertise in providing eSIM interoperable solutions gave us enough background to be able to set-up, test and provide the service in record-time, while accommodating Uber specific requirements. Working with giants like Uber and with agile connectivity services providers like ConnectedYou perfectly illustrates Valid’s eSIM customer centric strategy which aims to support our customers to provide an improved digital journey during the eSIM implementation, building a bridge between the connectivity providers and the OEMs. ” said Salvador Cabrera, COO of Valid Mobile at Valid.
Uber is a tech company that connects the physical and digital worlds to help make movement happen at the tap of a button.
The idea for Uber was born on a snowy night in Paris in 2008, and ever since then its DNA of reimagination and reinvention carries on. Uber has grown into a global platform powering flexible earnings and the movement of people and things in ever expanding ways. It has gone from connecting rides on 4 wheels to 2 wheels to 18-wheel freight deliveries. From takeout meals to daily essentials to prescription drugs to just about anything you need at any time and earning your way. From drivers with background checks to real-time verification, safety is a top priority every single day. At Uber, the pursuit of reimagination is never finished, never stops, and is always just beginning.
Valid (B³: VLID3 – ON) provides tailored solutions that integrate emerging technologies to enable secure, trusted experiences. From Data, Payments, Identity, and Mobile to IoT, Track and Trace, Digital Certification, and Agritech, Valid offers a wide portfolio of services and solutions that accelerate the digital transformation of our clients’ business. With over 60 years of experience and more than 4,000 employees in 16 countries, Valid is the largest issuer of identification documents in Brazil, among the top 5 producers of SIM cards and the world’s largest manufacturers of banking cards. To learn more, visit www.valid.com.
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