The new technology which was launched virtually, a few days ago saw the introduction of the embedded-SIM in Nigeria.
The latest technology will only accommodate 5000 subscribers for a start.
According to MTN’s Chief Operating Officer, Mazen Mroue, the eSIM, unlike its predecessor requires no physical card to function as it uses an inbuilt microchip in mobile devices such smartphones, pads, laptops and wearables.
Which devices are eligible for the new tech?
Now this is where the big question lies, with alot of Nigerians eager to get explore the new technology, it is important to note that not all mobile devices are equipped with the eSIM chip.
Some customers might, however, be curious about which devices are eligible for the new tech.
Below is a list of devices that currently supports the eSIM:
1.Google Pixel: Pixel 3, 3A, 3A XL, and 4
2.Samsung: Galaxy S20, Note 20, Z-Flip Foldable
3.Apple: iPhone XR, XS, XS Max, 11, 11 Pro, 11 Pro Max
4.Huawei P40 and P40 Pro
5.Nuu Mobile X5
6.HP Spectre Folio
7.iPad: Air (3rd Generation), Pro (3rd Gen), Mini (3rd Gen)
8.Gemini PDA, etc.
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