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SIMalliance Members Report Shipments of 4.9 Billion SIMs in 2017

Data reported by SIMalliance shows that the collective SIM shipments of its members in 2017, which represented approximately 88% of the global SIM market, equalled 4.9 billion units. SIMalliance confirms that over the same period, the estimated total available global market for SIM cards has grown by 2.75%, with units rising from 5.45 billion to 5.6 billion.

Marc Kekicheff comments: “GlobalPlatform’s success is based on the diversity, experience and expertise of its membership; this makes the organization highly relevant and responsive across technologies, verticals and geographies. The new Board reflects that diversity and authority. With a strong leadership team in place for the coming year, GlobalPlatform will continue to successfully evolve its standardized infrastructure, enabling new opportunities and use cases for secure embedded applications on secure chip technology, and promoting interoperability and stability within existing markets.”

The new leadership team highlights TEE security certification, IoT standardization and developer engagement as key 2016 priorities.

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