Tata Communications has acquired a majority stake of 58.1 per cent in Oasis Smart SIM Europe SAS (Oasis), a France-headquartered embedded-SIM (eSIM) technology provider. Oasis develops and provides advanced technologies and personalised services to enable the deployment of eSIM and SIM technologies.

With this investment, eSIM technology will be fully integrated into Tata Communications MOVE transformational and internet of things (IoT) solutions portfolio and strengthen its position as a single-source platform for global enterprise mobility needs. Further, Tata Communications will drive and accelerate product roadmap R&D with Oasis, leveraging and amplifying the growth in the mobility and IoT markets.

The solution leverages Oasis’ Vellios-As-A-Service cloud-based eSIM for IoT devices to offer a scalable, on-demand and secure SIM deployment in the IoT ecosystem. With this technology, the Tata Communications MOVE Global IoT Solution will offer an end-to-end solution for zero-touch onboarding of connected IoT devices to cloud services, globally, the telecoms company said.

Commenting on the partnership, Tri Pham, Chief Strategy Officer, Tata Communications, said “Through this investment, we will focus on the software layer of the Tata Communications MOVE portfolio and drive further innovation in eSIM technology through product roadmap R&D. With Tata Communications MOVE, enterprise customers have access to a secure, complete end-to-end mobility platform. They gain independence, flexibility and greater control of their mobility requirements, as they look to leverage IoT and M2M solutions to transform their business.”

Meanwhile, Olivier Leroux, CEO, Oasis, said “At Oasis, we are very excited about growing our business with Tata Communications globally. In Tata Communications, we see the vision, capability and ambition to drive transformation and innovation in the mobility and IoT markets. We are looking forward to leveraging our joint capabilities to develop and co-create products and solutions to enable end-to-end embedded connectivity and to transform businesses through the latest mobile technologies.”