Microsoft planning its own SIM cards: Report

Microsoft building its own SIM cards
Microsoft building its own SIM cards

Microsoft is currently testing a cellular data app that will let Windows 10 users connect to mobile networks without a contract, The Verge reports.

The app, which is already advertised on the company's Windows Store, requires a "Microsoft SIM card," according to the listing.

The Verge speculates that through this app and SIM card, Microsoft could be planning to create its own mobile virtual networks to allow Windows 10 users to connect to other carriers. This could be done by creating its own network with partners or offer a similar access model to rival tech giant Apple's own SIM card, which allows iPad users to change their carrier to find the best deal.

According to the article, Microsoft is planning to sell the data plans through its Windows Store.

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