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Swisscom Fixnet launches new pricing model

08 November 2004

On 8 November 2004, Swisscom Fixnet is to introduce a new pricing model for residential customers and SMEs, enabling them to make half-price phone calls on the fixed network for a monthly subscription charge.

The pricing model comes in three variants: Half Price National, Half Price International and Half Price Combi.

The monthly subscription charge for Half Price National is CHF 9.80. This will enable customers to call anywhere within the Swiss fixed network at any time of the day or night at half the normal cost. In addition, the first 60 minutes of call time per month within the Swiss fixed network will be free.

The monthly subscription for Half Price International is also CHF 9.80. With this package, customers can make fixed-network calls to anywhere in the world at any time of the day or night at half the normal cost.

With Half Price Combi, the monthly subscription charge is CHF 17.80. This option allows customers to call anywhere within the Swiss fixed network or abroad at any time of the day or night, at half the normal cost. In addition, the first 60 minutes of call time per month on the Swiss fixed network will be free.

The new pricing model applies to residential customers as well as small and medium-sized enterprises. Customers changing to the new pricing model before 31 December will pay no extra subscription charges for the selected Half Price offer until the end of 2004.

Which subscription would suit me?

The "subscription adviser" at www.swisscom-fixnet.ch/subscriptionadvisor will soon help you to find out which Half Price subscription is the right one for you.

All three of the new Half Price subscriptions are subject to an upper discount limit of CHF 100.00 for Half Price National and International, and CHF 200.00 for Half Price Combi. Customers opting for one of these three pricing models will no longer be entitled to the national and international evening/weekend calls offers of 1 hour for 1 Swiss franc and 1 hour for 3 Swiss francs, or to Global Volume, SME Discount or Flexnet. The minimum contract period will be six months.

Orders for the new Half Price subscriptions can be placed by calling 0800 050 050 (from 8 November onwards) or by visiting www.swisscom-fixnet.ch/halfprice on the Internet. The connection charge of CHF 25.25 a month will remain unchanged.

Berne, 8 November, 2004

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