Apple Rumored To Make Nano-SIM Royalty-Free - Updates: 3

Posted: Mar 26 2012, 5:31am CDT | by , Updated: Mar 30 2012, 4:01am CDT, in Rumors | Apple


Apple rumored to make Nano-SIM Royalty-Free

Apple is pushing their nano-SIM specification to make it the industry standard.

Apple is prepared to make their nano-SIM technology royalty-free if it becomes the standard says a new report on Foss Patents. Apple is fighting for their nano-SIM specification against the proposal from Motorola, RIM and Nokia. Foss Patents' Florian Mueller says that he has seen a letter from Apple to ETSI that Apple is granting royalty-free licenses to any Apple patents essential to nano-SIM.

There is another important meeting of ETSI (European Telecommunications Standards Institute) later this week that might finally take nano-SIM closer to become a reality. Apple likely plans to have nano-SIM in the new iPhone 5 scheduled for fall.

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