Microsoft rolls out new ‘cellular Data’ app on its store

Tech giant Microsoft has rolled out a new app – called ‘Cellular Data’ – on its Windows Store. With the help of the new app, Microsoft will offer a Microsoft SIM card to some users of specific Windows 10-powered devices; thereby enabling them to purchase a data plan and connect to a US-wide mobile data network simply by using their Microsoft account.

According to the information provided by Microsoft with the release of the new ‘Cellular Data’ app, the company will sell the Microsoft SIM card in a few markets. However, it has not divulged in which markets the SIM card will be available.

The data plans offers to be available to the users of the ‘Cellular Data’ app will only be domestic data plans. However, Microsoft will apparently make international roaming available to the app’s users in the near future.

Microsoft has said that data plans can be purchased by the users of ‘Cellular data’ app from any Windows Store in areas where network coverage is available. To purchase a data plan, the app’s users just have to click on the Wi-Fi icon in the app, and select the ‘Cellular data’ option from a given list of networks.

The publication of the new ‘Cellular Data’ app to the Microsoft store following French company Transatel’s announcement that it has worked out a deal with Microsoft to support an upcoming paid cellular data service for Windows 10.


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