Transatel picks Gemalto to enable cellular connectivity for laptops, tablets, Windows 10

Gemalto (Paris:GTO), the world provider of digital security, is supplying Transatel, a provider of global mobile & IoT connectivity, with a remote subscription management platform, the company said.

It will enable users of Windows 10 eSIM-equipped PCs to get online swiftly and seamlessly, from the moment they first power up their device. Using the Gemalto On-Demand Connectivity solution, Transatel offers OEMs a unique opportunity to market mobile subscriptions to customers around the world, directly from their devices´ toolbar.

Based on Transatel´s unrivalled global coverage and competitive local tariffs in 140 countries, OEM vendors can retail mobile subscription packages with Transatel´s mobile connectivity service, using their own brand, Transatel´s or their retailer´s.

Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO) is the global provider of digital security, with 2016 annual revenues of €3.1 billion and customers in over 180 countries. We bring trust to an increasingly connected world.

As the European MVNE/A (Mobile Virtual Network Enabler/Aggregator), Transatel has, since its inception in 2000, launched over 150 MVNOs (Mobile Virtual Network Operators) and built a strong expertise in Machine-to-Machine connectivity.

Since 2014, the company offers an unparalleled cellular connectivity solution for the IoT (Internet of things) market, with eSIM capabilities. This solution is already commercialized in the US, Western Europe and Japan.

Transatel addresses three market segments within the IoT: consumer devices, the connected car, and the industrial IoT.