SIM Card and eSIM Market Overview Analysis

Price: Starting at USD 3,000
Publish Date: 03 Mar 2023
Code: PT-2296
Research Type: Presentation
Pages: 18
SIM Card and eSIM Market Overview Analysis
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Actionable Benefits

Actionable Benefits

  • Measure the potential impact on the removable Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) card market driven by Apple’s eSIM-only smartphone launch in the United States.
  • Come to grips with the market challenges presented in 2023 and understand the chip shortage timeline and expectant return to market normality.
  • Identify and better target the largest growth opportunities for the Embedded Subscriber Identity Module (eSIM) across consumer and Machine-to-Machine (M2M)/Internet of Things (IoT) applications.
  • Understand eSIM/Embedded Universal Integrated Circuit Card (eUICC) adoption timelines to better gauge the potential impacts on the traditional removable SIM card market.
  • Identify the impacts from eSIM and higher-end handset costs on the traditional removable SIM card market.
Critical Questions Answered

Critical Questions Answered

  • How will the chip shortage and continued market uncertainty impact the SIM card market and how long will it last?
  • What is the total SIM card market size, encompassing both removable and eSIM variants?
  • What is the total market size for eSIM/eUICC in the consumer and M2M markets and what applications/device types will drive growth over the next 5 years?
  • How will the eSIM market progress over the next 5 years and what will be the impact on the traditional SIM card market?
  • What does the eSIM-only Apple smartphone range launched in the United States mean for the removable SIM card market and when/where will Apple launch next?
Research Highlights

Research Highlights

  • Five-year SIM card shipment forecasts covering eSIM and removable SIM variants.
  • eSIM/eUICC device/application forecasts across consumer and M2M/IoT applications.
  • Smartphone eSIM forecasts by select device Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), including Apple, Samsung, Google, and Huawei.
Who Should Read This?

Who Should Read This?

  • Strategy planners within the smart card and secure IC market and other organizations reliant on cellular connectivity.
  • Sales and marketing leaders looking to understand and benchmark organizational performance.
  • Other ecosystem players working in strategy, sales, and marketing capacities, including Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) and Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs) looking to understand the Total Addressable Market (TAM) size as it relates to eSIM.

Table of Contents

Light at the End of the Chipset Shortage Tunnel

Global SIM Overview

Setting the Market Scene—2021 and 2022

All Eyes on the CE Devices Market in 2023

Apple Sets the Bar for eSIM-Only Smartphones

eSIM Global Overview

Consumer eSIM Global Overview (1/3)

Consumer eSIM Global Overview (2/3)

Consumer eSIM Global Overview (3/3)

M2M/IoT eSIM Global Overview (1/3)

M2M/IoT eSIM Global Overview (2/3)

M2M/IoT eSIM Global Overview (3/3)

iUICC Global Overview

Key Takeaways