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    Visible to become a fully e-SIM carrier?

    Just read on Phone Scoop that Visible is becoming a full e-SIM carrier. Link below.


    What does this mean to customers that are using non e-SIM phones?


    https://www.phonescoop.com/articles/article.php?a=22799

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    It says "Visible says it has an "ongoing commitment to become a fully eSIM-based wireless carrier.""
    I think all carriers have that in their game plan. Sims will be dead as the tech matures.
    Same transition as we left behind 3G and non-VoLTE compatible, etc.

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    I got scared there for a second.
    I don't like eSIMs. It's like CDMA pita IMEI registration all over again.
    I want to be able to switch phones without "mothers" permission.
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    Quote Originally Posted by zapjb View Post
    I got scared there for a second.
    I don't like eSIMs. It's like CDMA pita IMEI registration all over again.
    I want to be able to switch phones without "mothers" permission.
    I agree. And imagine all of those people with Visible SIM cards in non phone devices.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zapjb View Post
    I got scared there for a second.
    I don't like eSIMs. It's like CDMA pita IMEI registration all over again.
    I want to be able to switch phones without "mothers" permission.
    It's not at all like that. You scan a QR code (provided by the new carrier) with your camera and... done. You have switched.
    https://www.t-mobile.com/support/tut...ng-a-qr-code/6

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    i'm mixed on eSIM. i theory i like the ease of switching carriers without the need of a SIM. on the other hand i do prefer not to service and device tied together and do fear some carriers will limit certain plans to certain devices, etc. also carrier could start to charge a fee on every device change

    a physical SIM that i have the control to remove and insert into the device on my choice without any interaction with the carrier has a lot of appeal and i do fear as they start to go away carrier will lock down the eSIM's more in terms of limiting device choice and possible fees for changes. it is true that some carries such as Metro already tie service on physical SIM's to the IMEI of a device and charge fee to switch devices(at least in store) but that is the exception and not the norm.

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