Berne, 17 November 2006
18 November 2006 is information day at Swisscom Fixnet. On this date all national and international directory enquiries will be free of charge by dialling 1811. All calls to this new Swisscom Fixnet directory enquiries number and any subsequent connection services will be free of charge. This applies to all fixed network and mobile network calls. Calls from public payphones are the only exception.
The new 1811 service is accessible from all networks. This means that Swisscom Fixnet information is now available to all customers around the clock regardless of the chosen telephone provider. National and international directory enquiries can be contacted under one number. 1811 replaces the current national 111 service and the international directory enquiries numbers 1151 - 1154 and 1159.