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Press release

Free calls with 1811 from Swisscom Fixnet on 18 November

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.

At Swisscom Fixnet 18 November is information day. On this date all information relating to addresses and telephone numbers will be given free of charge. Subsequent connection to the desired national or international number will also be free. Callers can connect to the desired number themselves using the word "connect" or by pressing the 5 key. Swisscom Fixnet wishes to use this information day to thank its customers for their loyalty to the traditional 111 service and to mark the successful launch of the new 1811 directory enquiries number.

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.


Swisscom AG
Media Relations
3050 Bern