Bell was the first mobile operator in Canada to support eSIM with its flanker brand Virgin Mobile on iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR. Now it seems that its wireless competitor Rogers will also support eSIM.
According to the Apple website "Wireless Carrier Support and Features for iPhone in the US and Canada," both Rogers and Fido now have eSIM listed as a feature:
Someone may have accidentally prematurely updated these pages. Apple's support page for customers looking for "Wireless Network Operators Providing eSIM Services" lists only Bell and Virgin:
With Dual SIM and eSIM can be used with iPhone XS and iPhone Users of XS Max and iPhone XR have two active mobile phone plans simultaneously: one with a physical SIM card; with eSIM or Apple's digital SIM card. Benefits include simply signing up for a wireless data plan while driving, such as with the GigSky eSIM plan for pure data.
What do you think? Are you ready for eSIM at Rogers and Fido? We contacted Rogers to resolve the matter and will update this post accordingly.
Thank you, John