Microsoft is boosting its own LTE service but developing its own SIM card. The Redmond based tech giant is currently in the testing phase of making a cellular data app. This SIM Cards will enable users to connect to any mobile operator they want without entering into any contract.

Microsoft developing its own SIM card for Windows

If you try to launch the application, then the app will pop up a message saying “Microsoft SIM is required”. There is not yet any concrete news as when the company will roll out the Microsoft SIM Card but this much is definite that the chip will hit the market soon.

It is being anticipated that if things go smooth, Microsoft may also deploy the Microsoft SIM to let Windows 10 users communicate over virtual networks with partner carriers.

The app description says,”Connect with – and pay for – a mobile data plan on your Windows 10 device using only your Microsoft account information. That means no fixed contract and no long term commitments to a mobile network operator. Now you can buy and use mobile data at your own convenience. This is the easiest way to get online using a trusted nationwide network. Purchase a plan via Windows Store anywhere network coverage is available. The Cellular data app can get you connected at any time with a secure, high-speed mobile connection. This app is designed to work solely with specific Windows 10 devices and requires a Microsoft SIM card.”


Nick is a Software Engineer. He has interest in gadgets and technical stuffs. If you are facing any problem with your Windows, feel free to ask him.



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