The way we pay for things has been changing for a while: with high street bank branches closing daily, the ease of making online transactions and now COVID, use of cash as the de facto payment option is shrinking.  If you run a business, it’s almost inevitable that much of your sales are made using a method other than cash.

If your business uses PoS PDQ machines these are often powered by Bluetooth technology, but Wi-Fi or cellular connections are common too.  Such terminals are ideal for places like restaurants, cafés, or bars, where the card reader goes to the customer and not vice versa. But there are limitations in terms of wireless working range, and no single network has flawless coverage or service, and basic SIM cards leave you exposed. You need the most secure and reliable connectivity possible, no matter where you are.

Why do I need a multi-network data SIM?

If your company relies on cellular coverage to communicate remotely with devices or equipment and the mobile network fails, you have a significant problem. At V12 we offer a solution to that problem with our multi-network data SIM: a data SIM card that automatically connects to up to three networks.

More helpful information about mutli-network data SIM cards

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Data SIM card

A data SIM card provides users with a mobile Internet connection to their device. Although it does not provide mobile voice minutes or SMS texts, users can use applications like WhatsApp, Microsoft Teams, or Facebook messenger to make calls and send texts.

Multi-network data SIM card

This is a data SIM card that roams across mobile networks. Steered multi-network data SIMs prioritise a primary network over others, even in situations where the signal is patchy. Unsteered SIMs prioritise the quality of connectivity to your device, irrespective of network and are therefore a preferred solution for providing a high quality connection.