The numbers are rising fast. At least 175 mobile service providers have commercial eSIM offerings in over 69 countries (as at end of 2020) – developed markets lead the way, with 41% of the total in Europe. All mobile operators in the UK, France, Spain, Germany, the Netherlands, the US, Canada and Australia have now launched eSIM services for smartphones. 90% of mobile operators worldwide intend to offer eSIM services by 2025. By the same year, the GSMA forecasts 2.4 billion eSIM smartphone connections globally.