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Global eSIM Market 2018-2022

Global eSIM Market 2018-2022

About eSIM

Embedded SIM (eSIM) also referred to as eUICC is a SIM card that can remotely manage multiple mobile network operator subscriptions by complying with GSMA specifications. These SIMs are soldered or plugged into devices and cannot be removed. eSIM are reprogrammable and support multiple profiles.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global eSIM market to register a CAGR of 37.5% during the period 2018-2022.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global eSIM market for 2018-2022. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated from the sales of eSIMs for applications in automotive, consumer electronic products and other (laptops, smart thermostats and smart meters) sectors.

The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
Technavio's report, Global eSIM Market 2018-2022, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors
  • Gemalto
  • Infineon Technologies
  • Deutsche Telekom
  • STMicroelectronics
  • NXP Semiconductors
Market driver
  • Large scale benefits of using IoT devices
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Privacy and security concerns
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Increase in mobile computing devices
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2022 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?


  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
  • Research methodology
  • Market landscape
    • Market ecosystem
      • Table Parent market
      • Table Global SIM card market
    • Market characteristics
      • Table Market characteristics
    • Market segmentation analysis
      • Table Market segments
  • Market sizing
    • Market definition
      • Table Market definition - Inclusions and exclusions checklist
    • Market sizing 2017
      • Table Market size 2017
      • Table Validation techniques employed for market sizing 2017
    • Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Global – Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table Global – Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
  • Five forces analysis
    • Table Five forces analysis 2017
    • Table Five forces analysis 2022
    • Bargaining power of buyers
      • Table Bargaining power of buyers
    • Bargaining power of suppliers
      • Table Bargaining power of suppliers
    • Threat of new entrants
      • Table Threat of new entrants
    • Threat of substitutes
      • Table Threat of substitutes
    • Threat of rivalry
      • Table Threat of rivalry
    • Market condition
      • Table Market condition - Five forces 2017
  • Market segmentation by application
    • Segmentation by application
      • Table Application – Market share 2017-2022 (%)
    • Comparison by application
      • Table Comparison by application
    • Automotive – Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Automotive – Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table Automotive – Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Consumer products – Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Consumer products – Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table Consumer products – Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Others – Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Others – Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table Others – Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Market opportunity by application
      • Table Market opportunity by application
  • Customer landscape
    • Table Customer landscape
  • Regional landscape
    • Geographical segmentation
      • Table Global – Market share by geography 2017-2022 (%)
    • Regional comparison
      • Table Regional comparison
    • EMEA – Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table EMEA – Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table EMEA – Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
      • Table Top 3 countries in EMEA
    • Americas – Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Americas – Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table Americas – Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
      • Table Top 3 countries in Americas
    • APAC – Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table APAC – Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table APAC – Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
      • Table Top 3 countries in APAC
    • Market opportunity
      • Table Market opportunity
  • Decision framework
  • Drivers and challenges
    • Market drivers
      • Table Bandwidth comparison of 1G to 5G technologies
      • Table Few advantages of using or being connected to the IoT network are mentioned below:
    • Market challenges
  • Market trends
    • Autonomous driving
    • Growing awareness of wearable devices
    • Increase in mobile computing devices
      • Table Mobile computing devices 2017-2022 (millions of units)
  • Vendor landscape
    • Overview
      • Table Vendor landscape
    • Landscape disruption
      • Table Landscape disruption
    • Competitive scenario
      • Table Evolution of SIM card market
  • Vendor analysis
    • Vendors covered
      • Table Vendors covered
    • Vendor classification
      • Table Vendor classification
    • Market positioning of vendors
      • Table Market positioning of vendors
    • Gemalto
      • Table Gemalto overview
      • Table Gemalto – Business segments
      • Table Gemalto – Organizational developments
      • Table Gemalto – Geographic focus
      • Table Gemalto – Segment focus
      • Table Gemalto– Key offerings
    • Infineon Technologies
      • Table Infineon Technologies overview
      • Table Infineon Technologies – Business segments
      • Table Infineon Technologies – Organizational developments
      • Table Infineon Technologies – Geographic focus
      • Table Infineon Technologies – Segment focus
      • Table Infineon Technologies – Key offerings
    • Deutsche Telekom
      • Table Deutsche Telekom overview
      • Table Deutsche Telekom – Business segments
      • Table Deutsche Telekom – Organizational developments
      • Table Deutsche Telekom – Geographic focus
      • Table Deutsche Telekom – Segment focus
      • Table Deutsche Telekom – Key offerings
    • STMicroelectronics
      • Table STMicroelectronics: Overview
      • Table STMicroelectronics – Business segments
      • Table STMicroelectronics – Organizational developments
      • Table STMicroelectronics – Geographic focus
      • Table STMicroelectronics – Segment focus
      • Table STMicroelectronics – Key offerings
    • NXP Semiconductors
      • Table NXP Semiconductors overview
      • Table NXP Semiconductors – Business segments
      • Table NXP Semiconductors – Organizational developments
      • Table NXP Semiconductors – Geographic focus
      • Table NXP Semiconductors – Segment focus
      • Table NXP Semiconductors – Key offerings
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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