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TelnaFeb 14, 2024 3:21:52 PM2 min read

Top Insights from the 7th World eSIM Summit

TELNA | 7th World eSIM Summit: Top Insights and Essential Takeaways

The 7th World eSIM Summit was held in Prague, Czech Republic, on February 8-9, 2024. This year, the eSIM summit had a focus on UX, connecting innovation with sustainability, and addressing global regulatory requirements.

Yet again, the eSIM brought together top executives and professionals from the mobile telecommunication, connected device manufacturing, and technology solution sectors such as the GSMA, Amazon, Qualcomm, Cubic Telecom, Telefónica, Vodafone, Veon , and Wireless Logic, Telna and more.

eSIM innovation Takes Center Stage

The 2024 summit witnessed a pivotal moment in the trajectory of eSIM technology, with discussions revolving around its transformative potential in diverse sectors from eSIM automotive to eSIM consumer roaming. Speakers from esteemed entities like GSMA and Vodafone Group delved into innovative applications and emphasized the need for regulatory adherence and optimized connectivity solutions.

Telna's Impactful Presence

Gregory Gundelfinger, CEO of Telna, delivered a presentation titled "The Future is Now: eSIM's Role in Driving Connectivity Growth." Gundelfinger underscored eSIM's exponential expansion in roaming and IoT connectivity, spotlighting Telna's instrumental role in collaboration with Connectivity Service Providers (CSPs).

He highlighted the substantial surge in roaming traffic facilitated by eSIM and projected a significant increase in eSIM IoT by 2025, showcasing Telna's global network, cloud-driven eSIM platform as a transformative force in global connectivity., Emphasizing Cloud-driven eSIM technology as a game-changer in global connectivity.

Leveraging Digital Network Infrastructure for CSP Innovation

Telna's cutting-edge digital network infrastructure offers Communication Service Providers (CSPs) the foundation to innovate with advanced business solutions and targeted marketing strategies. By integrating with Telna's network, CSPs gain access to a robust platform that supports a wide array of digital services, from IoT applications to bespoke customer engagement tools.

This transformation underscores a shift towards a future where digital connectivity is at the heart of telecommunications innovation, enabling CSPs to deliver differentiated experiences and capitalize on the growing demand for interconnected services.

Anticipating 2024 and Beyond

The summit provided valuable insights into the symbiotic relationship between eSIM and IoT, bolstered by cloud platforms and advanced service delivery mechanisms. With the impending adoption of new specifications (SGP.31 and SGP.32), the IoT ecosystem is poised for transformation, promising simplified connectivity and heightened security. Forecasts suggest a surge in eSIM adoption, particularly in smartwatches, fitness trackers, and dual-SIM devices, amplifying consumer choice and connectivity options.

Cloud-Driven eSIM: Pioneering Connectivity Advancements

Just like previous editions, the 7th World eSIM Summit illuminated the path towards a connected future, propelled by innovations in eSIM technology and cloud-driven solutions. As we enjoy the evolving landscape of connectivity, collaborations between industry stakeholders and advancements like cloud-driven eSIM promise to redefine the way we connect and communicate.

It's also worth noting that advancements in cloud-driven eSIM by Communication Service Providers (CSPs) echo the groundbreaking app revolution in smart device technology, highlighting the vast potential for innovation and ease of use.

The simplicity that eSIM offers, in conjunction with cloud infrastructure, sets the stage for limitless possibilities and is ushering in an era of unparalleled connectivity and innovation.



Telna provides Mobile Network Operators (MNOs), Communication Service Providers (CSPs), and Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) with a fully managed global cellular connectivity platform. Telna has the largest 2G – 5G, LTE-M to over 800 radio network operators – 300 in direct partnerships – in 200 countries. Its global multi-network connectivity platform enables simplified integration to any platform and enables local break-out with localization that utilizes cloud infrastructure. With one integration to Telna’s platform, we have enabled millions of devices with multi-network connectivity, enabling innovative solutions in the cloud.