When traveling, we usually connect our laptop to our smartphone’s wifi hotspot. In other words, the smartphone’s wifi subscription, on its SIM card, is projected for the laptop to use/piggyback.
Is it possible instead to somehow make the laptop access the smartphone’s SIM card directly instead? In the same way that the laptop has an SD card slot, is there such a thing as a SIM card slot or adaptor for laptops? The idea is to not have to require two hardware devices running at the same time (smartphone + laptop) just to have mobile internet when travelling. We just want to need the laptop in order to access the internet, not both