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Swisscom to outsource network construction to subsidiary

23 March 2001

On 18 October 2000, Swisscom announced its intention of outsourcing the construction and maintenance of the telecom fixed network sector. The sector with its 758 employees is not one of Swisscom´s core activities. Intensive negotiations have been conducted with various potential partners in the intervening months.

The decision now taken will enable Swisscom´s future subsidiary to develop a solid economic foundation - a decisive prerequisite for its future business success.

Bern, 23 March 2001


Swisscom AG
Media Relations
3050 Bern