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Put your own SIM, will be Premium connectivity?

I have a Tesla Model 3

Tesla is not officially present in my country, that why eSIM is not operating.
Singed viewer for SIM card.
I did put SIM, into MCU of Model 3, and asked the service to switch usage of eSIM to a physical SIM in the slot.

Everything is working.
The car has an LTE connection now.

The questions now are :
1) If I pay for a cellular connection should I pay for Premium connectivity?
2) Is there any chance to receive free Premium connectivity, because I have my own SIM card?
3) Anyone knows how Tesla reacts to this kind of request? Any service responses/cases/SB?

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Hi @AlexUA ,

Here in Brazil we also need to use physical SIM. And we have to pay both for our local cellular data plan AND for Tesla Premium Connectivity (even if we are not using their eSIM....)

I haven't heard of anyone here that has requested and got free Premium Connectivity because they use external SIM.

I don't think Tesla would allow that, or else people in the US and other countries served by Tesla would also be requesting to use their own external SIM just to get Premium Connectivity for free....

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