0
Wireless

Swiss consumer associations ask Salt to review roaming tariffs

Tuesday 14 September 2021 | 09:06 CET | News
The Swiss alliance of consumer protection organizations, which includes the Foundation for Consumer Protection, FRC and ACSI, has sent an open letter to the chairman of the board of Salt, Marc Furrer, demanding the company avoid charging high roaming tariffs. The associations explained that Salt's customers who buy a data package to surf in EU countries pay around CHF 1 for 100 MB. But if customers do not buy a package, or the package is used up, Salt starts charging the so-called standard tariff, which means a cost of CHF 295 for 100 MB. "This is an unscrupulous rip-off of their own

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Salt
Countries: Switzerland
::: add a comment

Add comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Quickline starts to offer roaming packages for one year instead of one month

Published 05 Jul 2021 09:56 CET | Switzerland
Swiss operator Quickline said it is offering customers data roaming packages valid for one year instead of one month. If the data ...

Sunrise UPC adjusts roaming offerings with 5G, new validity periods

Published 28 Jun 2021 10:05 CET | Switzerland
Swiss operator Sunrise UPC said it is updating its roaming offerings to include 5G availability in 24 countries while at the same ...

Swisscom updates roaming terms from July

Published 02 Jun 2021 10:26 CET | Switzerland
Swisscom said it is adjusting its terms and conditions to use roaming from July, following the changes to the telecom law ...

Salt lifts revenues, mobile postpaid customers in Q1

Published 26 May 2021 16:51 CET | Switzerland
Swiss operator Salt said revenues rose by 2.5 percent year-on-year in the first quarter to CHF 251.2 million, mainly driven by ...

Salt signs deal to use Swisscom FTTH network

Published 29 Apr 2021 11:06 CET | Switzerland
Swiss operator Salt said it has signed a long-term partnership agreement with Swisscom to access its FTTH network. Along with its ...

Salt offers Gigabox wireless alternative for Home tariffs to over 2 mln households

Published 19 Jan 2021 15:31 CET | Switzerland
Swiss operator Salt said it is offering the new wireless Gigabox as an extension of its Home tariff. Gigabox combines outdoor 4G ...

Swiss government approves new telecom law, to take effect from January

Published 19 Nov 2020 17:16 CET | Switzerland
The Swiss Federal Council has approved a revision of the Telecommunications Act, introducing several new consumer protection ...

Salt offers unlimited mobile data with Business tariffs to support home working during coronavirus outbreak

Published 16 Mar 2020 10:23 CET | Switzerland
Swiss operator Salt said that it will offer unlimited mobile internet free of charge from to all customers of its Business ...

Salt adjusts prices of roaming data packages

Published 18 Jun 2019 09:13 CET | Switzerland
Swiss operator Salt has adjusted its data roaming packages valid for 30 days. An additional package of 100 MB of data to use in ...

Swiss mobile operators raise roaming rates outside bundles

Published 15 Mar 2019 09:39 CET | Switzerland
All three Swiss mobile operators - Swisscom, Sunrise and Salt - have significantly increased standard roaming rates for calls and ...

Salt introduces new Plus Europe flat tariff for Switzerland, EU, US, Canada

Published 12 Feb 2019 12:54 CET | Switzerland
Swiss operator Salt has introduces a new mobile flat tariff Plus Europe, which is valid both for Switzerland, and international ...