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Unbreakable internet has arrived in Africa with SD-WAN Pro

Ritesim adds ‘unbreakable internet’ to its product offering with SD-WAN Pro The low and unreliable internet penetration in Africa is about to see an about turn as a resilient internet connectivity product arrives on the continent. Africa currently has the world’s third largest population of internet users by geographical location, but only a 43.2% penetration…

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VPNs for IoT

In the IoT industry security has always been a trending topic, even though a variety of security protocols are required to make sure your data is completely secured. In this article we will take a closer look at what a Virtual Private Network is and help you to determine if that’s the right solution for…

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A Guide to IoT deployments

At Ritesim, we understand IoT and want to make sure that your IoT deployments are secure, successful and effective. There are multiple factors that feed into a successful IoT deployment, and as this growing industry continues to scale, we want to help our customers embrace the right connectivity, tools and strategies to be successful. Testing…

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What is a multi-network SIM?

A multi-network data SIM card is different to a typical consumer SIM in multiple ways, the most obvious being that the SIM can connect to more than one mobile network at any one time, seamlessly switching between the strongest signal being presented in the SIMs location. This unique capability has driven a large growth in…

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Digital Nomad Workers and Multi-network SIMs

Unsteered Multi-network SIMs have been helping the digital world of business in more ways than one…. The rise of the nomad worker is a trend that we’ve seen accelerate following the Covid-19 pandemic. There are over 35 million digital nomad workers in the workforce globally today. The nomad worker travels whilst they work, and can…

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What is an IoT SIM?

An IoT SIM  can resemble the SIM card that you will be used to seeing in your own personal smartphone. The key differences between an IoT SIM and consumer use SIM are outlined below: Connectivity An IoT SIM can connect to multiple different 4G and 5G networks automatically. Inbuilt with multi-network connectivity, an IoT SIM…

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SIM cards for payment terminals

SIM cards for payment terminals are ideally multi-network SIMs with business grade connectivity. Here at Ritesim we regularly see requests from small business owners, street vendors, food trucks and the like looking for connectivity solutions for the mobile payment terminals. In an ever increasing cashless society the impact of poor connectivity for businesses not having…

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How Cellular IoT is powering the EV charging industry

With technology advancing the world is becoming increasingly more connected. The growth of “smart devices” in tandem with digitalisation is having a large impact on every part of human life and driving growth and opportunity across multiple industries to meet the ever-changing global demands. The UK government has announced the ‘Road To Zero’ strategy, a…

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Multi-Network SIMS and Remote Working

In 2020 many people’s life experienced an unexpected disruption due to the Covid-19 global pandemic, organisations were forced into looking for a new way to operate, while also upkeeping the safety of all staff, the answer was an acceleration of the previously slowly adopted trend into remote working. This trend was also seen in the need…

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What is Nb-IoT and CAT-M1?

What’s the difference? Both networks have been rapidly expanding coverage and reach globally over the last few years, with multiple use cases highlighting the value that these technologies can bring to a business. Previously more typically used in ‘big IoT’ their popularity has been growing in new and emerging verticals because of their many benefits….