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Press release

International calls get cheaper

Berne, 26 June 2007

On 1 July 2007 Swisscom Fixnet and Swisscom Solutions will be reducing the basic rates for calls from the Swiss fixed network to fixed lines abroad. The price reduction of up to CHF 0.60 per minute will apply to twelve countries. In addition to this, the mobile surcharges for 48 international destinations will be cut by CHF 0.10 per minute.

The new rates for calls to fixed networks abroad will apply to calls to the Ukraine, Mexico, Egypt, China, Ecuador, Colombia, Peru, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Venezuela, India and Vietnam. Customers of Swisscom Fixnet and Swisscom Solutions will benefit from a price reduction of up to 60% on calls to these countries starting 1 July 2007.

The price reduction on mobile surcharges will affect all countries in price groups 2 and 3 which are currently subject to a mobile surcharge. A full list of countries affected can be found on the Internet at www.swisscom-fixnet.ch/tarife.

 

The new rates for calls to fixed networks abroad at a glance:

Mexico, Ukraine
Weekday rate Mon-Fri Weekend rate Sat/Sun and public holidays
New CHF 0.25 / minute New CHF 0.20 / minute
Until now CHF 0.65 / minute Until now CHF 0.50 / minute

Egypt, China, Ecuador, Colombia, Peru, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Venezuela

Weekday rate Mon-Fri Weekend rate Sat/Sun and public holidays
New CHF 0.65 / minute New CHF 0.50 / minute
Until now CHF 1.25 / minute Until now CHF 1.00 / minute

India, Vietnam

Weekday rate Mon-Fri Weekend rate Sat/Sun and public holidays
New CHF 1.25 / minute New CHF 1.00 / minute
Until now CHF 1.60 / minute Until now CHF 1.40 / minute

There will be no connection set-up charge and calls will be charged in increments of CHF 0.10.

Contact

Swisscom AG
Media Relations
3050 Bern

media@swisscom.com