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Re: Mobile Internet with prepaid... finally yes!

CoopMobile offers 3 months for free (limit 300 MB/month), it seems the cheapest option for people staying less than a year in CH. After the 3 months period you can either say goodbye to them or pay 9.90 CHF/month for 300MB.

http://www.coop.ch/pb/site/mobile/no...Lde/index.html
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Re: Mobile Internet with prepaid... finally yes!

yes i tried but each time you pay even with surf free,and if you call hotline they lie you and say you get over 300 Mb when i have used only 5 mb.They suck and hotline is awful.
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Re: Mobile Internet with prepaid... finally yes!

How long does 250 MB take to be used up in normal browsing-no downloads etc.?



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Yes, you can use 3G, data rates always vary depending on time and location, but I think 1-2Mbps would be average.

PS- You can add the "surf" opton to Sunrise pre-paid cards too, for 250MB for 7.50CHF per month
http://www1.sunrise.ch/Surfoption-cb...L7t9fheJqBgCs=
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Old 01.02.2012, 18:58
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Re: Mobile Internet with prepaid... finally yes!

Does that mean that calls, internet usage, is free. I just pay 1 frank per day for all services-internet, SMS, phone calls. Or is it 1 Frank per day for each service?

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Yes, i use the go dayflat for my calls and messages, and it deducts 1 CHF only when i use it atleast once a day. I would expect the same with the data part of the plan.
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Does that mean that calls, internet usage, is free. I just pay 1 frank per day for all services-internet, SMS, phone calls. Or is it 1 Frank per day for each service?
option b.....
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Old 02.02.2012, 15:26
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Re: Mobile Internet with prepaid... finally yes!

chf 1 a day for 'unlimited' surfing
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chf 1 a day for unlimited calls (to Sunrise or fixed line)
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chf 1 a day for unlimited SMS

you have to subscribe to each option first... look up their website for details on how to switch on / off each option.
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Old 02.02.2012, 15:29
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Re: Mobile Internet with prepaid... finally yes!

I think they are allready activated when one gets the mobile.
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chf 1 a day for 'unlimited' surfing
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chf 1 a day for unlimited calls (to Sunrise or fixed line)
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chf 1 a day for unlimited SMS

you have to subscribe to each option first... look up their website for details on how to switch on / off each option.
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Re: Mobile Internet with prepaid... finally yes!

How is the Internet with Sunrise Dataflat with you? With me, it is very bad, I rarely get 3G and am most of the time on EDGE, and often do not even get data coverage
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Old 02.02.2012, 20:35
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chf 1 a day for 'unlimited' surfing
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chf 1 a day for unlimited calls (to Sunrise or fixed line)
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chf 1 a day for unlimited SMS

you have to subscribe to each option first... look up their website for details on how to switch on / off each option.
What I do is that I exchange the points I collect for free SMS and free calls to Sunrise.
This way, if I ever need to send an SMS or call a Sunrise number I avoid the 1 franc.
Thus basically I pay the 30 francs per month for my data use, I pay whatever calls I make outside the Sunrise network, and that's it.
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Re: Mobile Internet with prepaid... finally yes!

Maybe you already know it, if you use your account on the sunrise.ch website, you get 50 SMSes/month free which you can send online using a computer.
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Old 03.02.2012, 10:39
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I think they are allready activated when one gets the mobile.
No they are not. By default, you pay per minute or per sms.


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How is the Internet with Sunrise Dataflat with you? With me, it is very bad, I rarely get 3G and am most of the time on EDGE, and often do not even get data coverage
that depends mostly on where you are, geographically. or it could be your phone. I am usually happy with the Sunrise signal at work. Not so great where I live... and that's true of every network in the world. Coverage varies...
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Old 03.02.2012, 10:51
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Re: Mobile Internet with prepaid... finally yes!

I bought prepaid with go dayflat and I am certain is it already activated.
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that depends mostly on where you are, geographically. or it could be your phone. I am usually happy with the Sunrise signal at work. Not so great where I live... and that's true of every network in the world. Coverage varies...
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Old 03.02.2012, 14:05
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Re: Mobile Internet with prepaid... finally yes!

I just got my Samsung prepaid go flatrate from Sunrise.
A question about internet? When I use internet service do I have to logout after or does it simply remain connected?
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How long does 250 MB take to be used up in normal browsing-no downloads etc.?

I'm thinking about getting the lebara 4.95 for 120mb. I really just want to be able to use the navi and sbb for Fahrpläne from time to time.

How many megabytes does it take to do these things and also such as check facebook for 5 mins ???
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I just got my Samsung prepaid go flatrate from Sunrise.
A question about internet? When I use internet service do I have to logout after or does it simply remain connected?
Mine stays connected all the time. Or it might actually disconnect on its own and reconnect when I need it. I would only turn off data on your phone if you do not want to pay that day.
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Re: Mobile Internet with prepaid... finally yes!

Are you saying that just to turn it on in the morning ( assuming a new day) it's going to cost 1 Frank! And that without having done anything.

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Mine stays connected all the time. Or it might actually disconnect on its own and reconnect when I need it. I would only turn off data on your phone if you do not want to pay that day.
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Re: Mobile Internet with prepaid... finally yes!

The moment your phone connects to the data network, it will cost you CHF 1. Usage after that during the day (day starts at midnight btw, so from 00.00 till 23.59) is included in that CHF 1.

If you think you won't need Internet for the day, I would turn it off the night before. I am not sure which phone you have, but I have an iPhone and I get for example push notifications. This means that I do not even have to do anything before data will be used by my phone. Depending on your phone, this may vary of course.
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Old 04.02.2012, 22:04
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Re: Mobile Internet with prepaid... finally yes!

Well I'll check that tomorrow when I turn it on . At the moment I have 52 Franks credit.
Just how does one turn off the Internet? Is that called " Offline Modus"?

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The moment your phone connects to the data network, it will cost you CHF 1. Usage after that during the day (day starts at midnight btw, so from 00.00 till 23.59) is included in that CHF 1.

If you think you won't need Internet for the day, I would turn it off the night before. I am not sure which phone you have, but I have an iPhone and I get for example push notifications. This means that I do not even have to do anything before data will be used by my phone. Depending on your phone, this may vary of course.
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Re: Mobile Internet with prepaid... finally yes!

I have been trying android market apps but the connection is so slow that it makes it almost useless!! Its just so slow.
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Re: Mobile Internet with prepaid... finally yes!

I have the same issue - I can never update or download anything from the App Store (I'm using an iPhone). That's why I asked if anyone else is experiencing similar (slow) speeds, apparently I am not the only one.

About the turning on/off of the Internet, you should have a setting where you can turn on (or off) 'cellular data', I am not sure where to find this setting on an Andriod phone though.
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