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Pay by the minute mobile plans

Does anyone know if a mobile operator in Switzerland has a plan where I can pay by the minute? I am not looking for a contract or a monthly prepaid. This will be an emergency phone for my kids in case they are lost or need help.

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Re: Pay by the minute mobile plans

Same reply for every mobile question:

lycamobile.ch - free SIM / no contract...
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Re: Pay by the minute mobile plans

Depending on where you live, you might want to be on the Swisscom network. Swisscom has shifted their on-line pay-as-you-go product (was Simply mobile) to Coop.

Their PAYG product costs CHF 19.80 for the SIM with CHF 15.00 of call credit and a bit of data volume. They can make calls and access the internet as needed (e.g. to find an address etc. if they are lost).

Details, costs per minute and data costs are on this link. You can also buy credit with Coop Super Points. You can sign up in any Interdiscount, FUST, Coop and Coop City.

Maybe not the cheapest option but it is on the Swisscom network which may make the difference depending where you are.

Link: https://www.coopmobile.ch/fr/mobile-prepaid
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Re: Pay by the minute mobile plans

Any operator has prepaids. swisscom is 0.29 ct/min up to 3 minutes then free per call.
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Re: Pay by the minute mobile plans

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Depending on where you live, you might want to be on the Swisscom network. Swisscom has shifted their on-line pay-as-you-go product (was Simply mobile) to Coop.

Their PAYG product costs CHF 19.80 for the SIM with CHF 15.00 of call credit and a bit of data volume. They can make calls and access the internet as needed (e.g. to find an address etc. if they are lost).

Details, costs per minute and data costs are on this link. You can also buy credit with Coop Super Points. You can sign up in any Interdiscount, FUST, Coop and Coop City.

Maybe not the cheapest option but it is on the Swisscom network which may make the difference depending where you are.

Link: https://www.coopmobile.ch/fr/mobile-prepaid
Thanks. I'll look into these. The issue I have found with the call credit is that it expires at the end of the month for many carriers. I dont want to pay 10chf a month for something that will hopefully never have to be used!
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Thanks. I'll look into these. The issue I have found with the call credit is that it expires at the end of the month for many carriers. I dont want to pay 10chf a month for something that will hopefully never have to be used!
I'm on Coop mobile prepaid. It's not a monthly fee. I buy minutes whenever I need them to top up. I might buy 10 Francs every 3 months or so. Sometimes they also send offers such as an additional 50% (i.e. buy 10 Francs in the next few days and we'll give you credit for 15). I do not have data on this plan, but I can add it if I want to.

I assume the only condition for keeping the number is to use it once in a while, which I do.
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