Ellams produces cards for every application: Banking, Telecom, Smart Cards,
Contactless Cards, Identification, Retail, Loyalty, Direct Mail and other card applications.


Ellams has classic Telecom cards, classic SIM, USIM, UIM, EVDO, USIM-LTE which are functional with various OTA and STK value-added applications and currently Supplying in Kenya.

SIM plays an important role in the mobile network as a secure element. It can be used to identify user, authenticate the network and to be the bearer of trusted value-added service.

Ellams is a one stop shop for all your SIM card requirements. We can source cards for you and embed IC chips as per your needs. Personalization and fulfilment of these cards are done under one roof. We also manage your card and collateral inventory for you. The fulfilment or SIM packaging requirements can be designed and completely manufactured in-house. Outsource your requirements to us and we shall deliver!

For MNOs, the SIM isn’t just for network authentication, it’s the platform for multiple SIM-based applications, such as payment, transit, building access, and other identity-centric services.

An MNO’s SIM strategy needs to cover a broad range of requirements for various mobile network technologies and generations (from 2G to 5G), for mobile applications, memory, form factors, and for alignment with constantly evolving industry standards.

SIM card portfolio

Standard SIM

Suitable for price-sensitive markets, StarSIM cards feature a native OS designed for low memory consumption, easy customization, and cost-efficient enablement of LTE services.

Smart Adv. SIM

Smart SIM cards provide a highly efficient, modular, and configurable Java card system, which allows for rapid local customization to ensure a lean, best-fit product.

Suitable for a wide range of individual feature requirements, it’s flexible product-family concept has been designed to meet all current and future MNO needs.


The increased diversity of mobile devices has entailed a growing range of SIM form factors. Depending on the mobile device, users either need Plug-in SIM (2FF), Micro-SIM (3FF), or Nano-SIM (4FF) cards.

Mobile network operators face the challenge of maintaining stocks of different SIM cards and mobile subscribers do not know which form factor is needed for their device.

The Triple SIM is Mobile Security‘s answer for handling different SIM sizes and easing SIM management. This innovative product combines all form factors in one single card.


Machines-To-Machines market is growing rapidly. This market needs a solution to meet its special environmental requests. To help the customers to satisfy these requests, Our chip supplier provides different form factors of M2M SIM, including plug-in and VQFN-8. It can be adopted in extreme conditions of vibration and temperature. It also can used for anti-theft.


Our team of experts works with you through the entire process to produce, design, and customize cards off the shelf in line with your marketing and brand strategies.

Simply choose what is best for you – full-card customization (from a single card to millions) or adaptation of our standard cards. Our wide range of packaging products, from letter and flow-wrapping to blister, plug-in, and customized-cardboard and tamper proof seal, can be adapted to fit your marketing requirements. With Ellams packaging expertise, your project will be in the safest of hands, currently providing over 2 Millions the SIM kiting services to our customers on monthly basis.

Value-added packaging, lettershop, single-flow wrapping, dispensers

Pre-formed plastic blister packaging for high flexibility in terms of size and form is secure, clean, and protects against negative environmental influences.

Environmentally friendly plug-in only packages are convenient for the consumer. They receive the plug-in sized SIM card only with no risk of damaging the SIM while removing it from the plastic carrier.

Environmentally friendly Scratch Panel can cover the printed details like PIN & PUK, IMSI and it can avoid the usage for plastic carriers / materials.

Cardboard packaging comes in all shapes and sizes. A secure SIM storage area can be included, which is protected with a peel-off perforation.

The standard lettershop is a cost-effective, fully automated service and comprises machine-made matching and fixing of the SIM card to the personalized carrier paper.

Flow wrap foil is a low-cost option. It can be printed or unprinted. Use printed flow wrap to hide confidential areas, e.g. PIN details.


Key features One-stop shop packaging solution Control and enhance your brand image with personalized card design and packaging.

Customize your packaging to add brochures, flyers, DVDs, and other promotion material Wide range of high-value materials, thicknesses, and shapes.

Comprehensive security

Full data provision for logistics (ICCID, eID, activation code, bar code, EAN, labels)

Security against theft and direct delivery to customer (complete fulfillment logistics)

Full protection of SIM card against dust and humidity


Ellams client list includes the most prestigious banks and telecom companies in East Africa countries. The facility in Kenya has a production capability of over 10 billion recharge vouchers and the capacity of 20 million of Smart cards personalization per year Ellams currently converts over 500 tons of paper monthly.

Ellams has been manufacturing and supplying telephone secure top up vouchers for over 16 years to the local and international clients. Below are some images of secure top up vouchers printed by Ellams in different form factors.

Product TYPE:PVC / Paper / ABS / material-based cards, Special effect Card, Special shaped card, Transparent card, etc.