Technical Terms and Abbreviations Glossary: E
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eSIM (abbr.): embedded SIM. Space-saving soldered on the board. An eSIM can be loaded with several tariffs from various mobile service providers. The desired tariff can then be activated by smartphone software. All three German network operators (Telekom, Vodafone and Telefónica) support the new standard, which has quickly become established thanks to Apple's first devices with eSIM (iPhone XS, XS Max and XR).