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Old 29.09.2017, 13:42
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Internet via SIM router

I am thinking of ditching my Swisscom connections and just going for a SIM router and porting my numbers to a voip service. Has any one any experience of doing this? We have a decent 4G signal here.
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Old 29.09.2017, 14:50
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Re: Internet via SIM router

Done it in work setting when working with 3rd parties. Worked very well and speed was fast enough and voip worked (Facetime and Skype), but it was not heavy use - less than 1-2GB per month. I think with 4g unless you really spend a lot then there are download limits so if you have family members who are using video services it might not be suitable/economical.
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Old 29.09.2017, 15:01
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Re: Internet via SIM router

Salt has an unlimited data package for CH39.50 / month
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Re: Internet via SIM router

I have that setup and I'm quite happy.

I have the salt unlimited for 39.99 (unlimited internet 4g and calls to not sure if all operators or only salt numbers)

Additionally, i have a sim card only for internet linked to the same contract of salt. This cost additional 10CHF/month (and I think a one time payment of 20CHF) and is the sim I use in the 4G router (Huawei B315). Salt will provide you with that SIM card and you can ask several if you want (each for 10CHF I guess).

I've been using this for the last 12 months. At home, all my family uses internet through this wifi router.

In my bill, it states around 200Gb of data consumed per month (i guess combining my phone and the sim at home.) I have never been limited in the speed or in the data. As far as I'm aware, youtube goes equally fast in the beginning and by the end of the month.

I use it daily and for quite a few hours a day with youtube, skype, etc ... I seldom use it with public swiss and international TV, but once in a while I do. In general,

If you don't want to buy the 4G Router and neither paying the extra 10CHF, you can make your phone as the hotspot. I'm not sure but you may want to read of the consequences of using your phone as a hotspot in a regular basis.

I am quite happy with the results and with the price, I havent found a difference with my previous connection.
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Re: Internet via SIM router

Hi
Does anyone know which Internet provider is the best ? And also I am looking for fast broadband without signing the contract for 12 or 24 months.
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Re: Internet via SIM router

Brings back memories - I once tethered my PC's internet in 2003 to my phone's unlimited data package only to receive over $10k in bills for it from AT&T

Took an atty to help me avoid paying it
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