The next generation of phones will make SIM cards obsolete

SIM Cards Might Not Be Necessary in Your Next Phone

The era of the SIM card might be about the end.

That little plastic card that allows your phone to connect to a specific carrier is about to be replaced by what Samsung and Apple called "electronic SIM card."

The SIM card is what connects a cellphone to the network, but since it's proprietary of each one, it is a pain to use when traveling and you need to switch from one carrier to another.

According to the new electronic sim proposed by GSMA would be built into the device. This means that you will be able to switch between carriers anywhere without having a contract with a specific one.

This is good news for users, since being able to go to the carrier with the best deals at any time will be much easier and will push the different networks to keep promoting better offers.

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