eSIMs are commonly used in smart watches and other wearable devices, however 2020 is predicted to see greater adoption within IoT. ABI Research predicts there will be an estimated 420 million eSIM-equipped devices available by 2022.
eSIMs will bring new opportunities for resellers supporting customers looking for more cost-effective and manageable roaming data solutions. eSIMs, as part of a mobile data solution, offer resilience as they always connect to the strongest network.
Who can I buy wholesale eSIMs from?
eSIM MVNOs provide network agnostic, un-steered or steered, embedded or plastic triple-cut SIMs. MVNOs buy wholesale, from mobile data aggregators (so they're very price competitive). Their SIMs are invisible to individual MNOs so, unlike with consumer eSIMs, MVNOs don’t need permission from MNOs in each country. MVNO eSIMs roam automatically across hundreds of global networks. Where the MVNO has a self-serve portal, resellers and their customers have complete control over the networks they connect to, and their data usage.
Jola is a global eSIM MVNO formed in 2014, that sells exclusively through channel. According to Megabuyte, Jola is the fastest growing and most successful telecommunications company in the UK. Among Jola’s 600+ channel partners are well known ISPs and MSPs, serving blue chip enterprises with sites worldwide. Jola is a leading supplier of specialist mobile data products to the growing IoT and M2M sectors. To find out more, request our partner pack.