eSIM in Bangladesh Here's all you need to know about
Recently the emergence of eSIMs has been gaining attention as the next technological advancement for mobile technologies. What exactly is it and how do we make use of the technology to connect in Bangladesh? Here is the essential information you should be aware of about eSIM to use in Bangladesh.
The eSIM or embedded SIM is a SIM card that is electronically integrated into a mobile phone, without the need to manually insert. It functions just like the regular SIM but doesn't require physical cards, and only works with phones that have pre-installed eSIM support.
There are currently no mobile providers in Bangladesh that have eSIM support.
You can however make use of eSIMs in Bangladesh by using international providers. There are data packs and plans that are available on the internet that permit Bangladeshis to use the eSIM feature.
This is dependent solely on the provider you intend to use. Certain international operators will assign the number to a new number to use by the eSIM, however certain operators won't.
If you are using an international provider to access an eSIM in Bangladesh it is only possible to make use of mobile data.
Since eSIM utilizes international roaming, which is available through the Bangladeshi provider, the price for mobile data can be very expensive. The cost is borne by both the Bangladeshi operator and the international provider of support for eSIM, which is why there is an extra cost.
Only a handful of devices come with eSIM support and need to be enabled for carrier use in order in order for the eSIM to function.
Apple devices like iPhone XR, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 12 and 13 are equipped with eSIM functionality. There are versions for Samsung Galaxy S20, S21, Note 20 and Galaxy Fold and Google Pixel 3, 3a 4, 4a 5, 5a, and 6 Pro can also be used with the eSIM.