Verizon has developed a virtual SIM card on the blockchain

Verizon has developed a virtual SIM card on the blockchain

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Telecommunication company Verizon patented blockchain-based cryptographically secured virtual SIM technology, which will be able to wholly replace physical counterparts.

According to the description in the patent application, with help special software, a user account is created on the mobile device, which allows store one or more vSIMs and tie to them various network services of choice. After of this the phone creates an entry in the blockchain including the virtual SIM card certificate and IMSI – number for international identification of the subscriber. Next, the vSIM certificate is bound to the account and can be activated.

The nodes involved in the network keep records and form a distributed consistent network, which Verizon calls the vSIM blockchain.. All transactions have temporary tags and are stored in cryptographically encrypted blocks to protect the system from outside interference.

The vSIM blockchain will have a hash tree structure for ensuring efficiency, preventing damage the and their changes. Thanks to this vSIM can will be move and assign to any of the mobile devices associated with the account, or transfer others users.

Verizon has developed a virtual SIM card on the blockchain

The operator will be responsible for backing up all data and a set of APIs..

Digital technologies quickly penetrate into all aspects of our life, for example, in Brazil already started to issue blockchain-birth certificates.

text: Ivan Malichenko, a photo: mercurynews

Verizon has developed a virtual SIM card on the blockchain

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