Remote (U)SIM Management Services

girl with handset

Managing issued (U)SIM cards is an important and very often inevitable task. The necessity to change SMSC numbers, update PLMN/FPLMN or Service provider name(SPN) and similar operations appears time to time in any network. Cellnetrix offers consulting service package for OTA services which covers scheduling, implementation and OTA operation of various complexity.

Usually  remote SIM management via OTA-consists of the following operations:remote file updates, Java card applet management modification of individual SIM-toolkit menu items, post-issuance software patching and other customer specific operations and can be grouped into following categories:

  • Software bugs and configuration fixes: loading of patches,modification of system files and internal variables fixing software bugs or configuration errors
  • File structure modification: post-personalization, ex. IMSI change, other changes in configuration (SPN, SMSC, PLMN, FPLMN, …etc)
  • Application configuration modification: bytes codes load/modification etc.
  • Application management: loading and deletion of Java Card applets and native applications

Type of  OTA campaign modes:

Operative time-limited operations related to one-time (U)SIM/R-UIM-card software, file structure or (U)SIM-applications updates performed according to the agreed schedule.

Periodical operations related to (U)SIM software, file structure or applications update performed according to agreed schedule.

All permanently maintained OTA services triggered by a user or by an external application, ex. change of PLMN list in roaming, etc.

Important requirements to guarantee seamless OTA operations

  • Compatibility with  Java and Native SIM cards of major manufacturer;
  • Integration via SMPP/UCP, SIGTRAN or directly via SS-7 interfaces;
  • Enhanced Web-interfaces, which can be customized to particular requirements;
  • Support of additional transports such as BIP;
  • Opportunity to combine OTA with other messages such as SMS, WAP-PUSH, etc.
  • Full atomicity of OTA campaign which main contain tens or even hundreds messages;


ОТА Service

Transport protocols

ОТA interfaces
Native (manufacturer specific),
ETSI TS 123 048 V5.9.0
ETSI TS 102 226 V6.15.0
ETSI TS 102 224 V6.1.0
ETSI TS 102 225 V6.8.0
ETSI TS 102 127 V6.7.1
Simalliance interoperability stepping stones, release 2004
  Flexibly specified periods of activity with predefined throughput 
Application management
Java Card 2.1.1/2.2.1/2.2.2
Visa Open Platform 2.0.1/2.1.1
Byte code management
WIB 1.3, S@T 4.0

Terms of Usage

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Cellnetrix uses and protects any information that you give Cellnetrix when you use this website.

Cellnetrix is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Cellnetrix may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 01.01.2011.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • name and job title
  • contact information including email address
  • demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
  • other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping.
  • We may use the information to improve our products and services.
  • We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
  • if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Directive (95/46/EC) . 

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.


Customer protected area