An eSIM (or virtual SIM) is a SIM card that is embedded in a mobile device and can connect you to any operator offering eSIM services. It is an evolution of the physical SIM card. With the eSIM, you can activate a mobile plan online instantly.
More and more smartphones, tablets and laptops are equipped with an eSIM card. Actually, Apple is signaling the end of the physical SIM card with eSIM only iPhone 14 models in the US.
However, this technological advance is to the advantage of its users:
It’s easier to switch networks:
You need to install a new eSIM profile with a QR code or via an app. And it’s activated without the need to receive a physical object. To change your actual network, for exemple when you find yourself in an area without signal or when you travel abroad, you simply select the mobile network and plan that you want to connect with in your device settings.
You can have more than one SIM:
It’s the same principle as the dual-SIM phones with two slots for traditional SIM cards or one slot for the physical SIM and one slot for eSIM. The eSIM offers you the same advantages except that you can combine up to 8 eSIM profiles (or eSIM operators) on one eSIM. In addition, you can for example keep your main line for calls and texts and get an eSIM profile only for mobile data, which is ideal for travelers to save on roaming charges.
No more swapping out physical SIM cards:
With the eSIM you can quickly switch to a different network in just a few clicks. You don’t need an eject tool to remove your SIM card. And it eliminates the risk of losing or having your physical SIM card stolen.
Perfect for travelers:
Connectivity can be an issue when traveling overseas. Finding a free Wi-Fi connection takes effort (you always have to register!), and paying for Wi-Fi at a hotel or coffee shop may be pricey. Additionally, unsecured Wi-Fi networks increase the risk of hacking compare to mobile data connectivity. Finally, the eSIM allows travellers to avoid the roaming charges of their usual operator when they subscribe to a local eSIM operator or a global eSIM operator like Ubigi. So, the eSIM is the perfect travel companion for modern travelers!
Why Ubigi eSIM?
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-Ubigi eSIM is free and 100% online.
-You benefit from mobile data rates close to local.
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