How Are Mobile Roaming User Profiles Defined?

The mobile roaming calculator by moneyland.ch lets you choose between a number of preset user profiles for quick calculations.

When you select a preset user profile, calculations are based on the following assumptions of your telecom use over a 30-day period. When you enter a roaming period shorter or longer than 30 days, results are recalculated based on the number of days you enter. Note that the calculator accounts for per-minute billing of roaming calls. You can find more bases for calculation here.

Infrequent user: “I seldom use my phone for data roaming and only make sporadic calls while traveling abroad.”

Infrequent user: Roaming use in country of destination per 30 days:

  • Data roaming: 300 MB
  • No SMS messages
  • 12 incoming 2-minute phone calls
  • 12 outgoing 2-minute phone calls to Switzerland
  • No outgoing phone calls to local phones in your destination country.

Occasional user: “I occasionally use data roaming on my mobile phone and make one phone call per day on average.”

Occasional user: Roaming use in country of destination per 30 days:

  • Data roaming: 750 MB
  • No SMS messages
  • 30 incoming 2.5-minute phone calls
  • 30 outgoing 2.5-minute phone calls to Switzerland
  • No outgoing phone calls to local phones in your destination country.

Frequent user: “I regularly use my phone for data roaming and make several phone calls per day.”

Frequent user: Roaming use in country of destination per 30 days:

  • Data roaming: 3000 MB
  • No SMS messages
  • 80 incoming 2.5-minute phone calls
  • 80 outgoing 2.5-minute phone calls to Switzerland
  • 80 outgoing 2.5-minute phone calls to local phones in your destination country

Low data user: “I sometimes use my phone for data roaming but never make phone calls.”

Low data user: Roaming use in country of destination per 30 days:

  • Data roaming: 300 MB
  • No SMS messages
  • No incoming phone calls
  • No outgoing phone calls

Heavy data user: I regularly use my phone for data roaming but never make phone calls.”

Heavy data user: Roaming use in country of destination per 30 days:

  • Data roaming: 3000 MB
  • No SMS messages
  • No incoming phone calls
  • No outgoing phone calls

More on this topic:
Bases for mobile roaming calculations explained
Mobile roaming calculator

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