"There is a constant problem with industry standards-setting organizations that on the one hand allow the industry to come together for the goal of efficiency but can be very anti-competitive and operate in secrecy", Feld said. Some of Apple's iPads already contain eSIM technology, according to industry sources. This is likely why CNBC believes that it was Apple who contacted the government to complain about the problem.
AT&T has also issued a statement that reads, "We are aware of the investigation into GSMA's process for developing eSIM standards that provide a better experience for consumers". To catch up on this tech drama, check out CNN's report here.
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