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Internet WiFi sim card box thing?!

So I've just moved into my new apartment and am trying to get connected up to the internet... I find all this stuff totally confusing so I'm hoping someone will be able to shed some light on my findings!

I talked to Sunrise first, who told me that because I don't know the Festnetz number of the previous owner, I'd have to pay 150 francs for an engineer to come out, and then pay 55 a month...for 12 months.
My contract only runs til June and I'm not sure if I'd be staying on for the whole year...

So I headed to Swisscom and the man there said he would be able to sort out the 9 months thing, with a contract of 49 a month. But again, there was issues around the Festnetz thing.

Finally I went to Salt (what is up with the number of mobile shops beginning with S?!) and the lady there said I could do a monthly WiFi pack for 35 francs a month (YAY!) and I won't need to worry about the phone line as it runs off a sim in this hot spot box. So she signed me up for this option, gave me the sim card, and then told me that I have to go and actually buy the box now!! Where the flip do I find this thing? I thought it was so close!

I'm exhausted after a day of moving, diy furniture and Swiss German!!!

(sorry for the life story!)
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Old 16.10.2015, 21:59
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Re: Internet WiFi sim card box thing?!

Sounds like you need a wifi mobile hotspot (although I'm only guessing).
Somewhere like Interdiscount or Mediamarkt may have them, possibly order online from Digitec, but Amazon.de have them.

e.g. http://www.amazon.de/TP-Link-M5250-W...words=sim+wifi

Description in English from Amazon.co.uk here: http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B...=sr_1_8&sr=8-8
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