Berne, 28 November 2007
Swisscom will supply the voice and data networks for the final draw at the Lucerne Culture and Congress Center, for organisers, the media and guests. Some key figures:
The Final Draw of UEFA EURO 2008TM is managed by UEFA Media Technologies, a subsidiary of UEFA.
As official telecommunications provider in Switzerland for UEFA EURO 2008TM, Swisscom will set up a network connecting the four Swiss venues as well as providing on-site telecommunications services, press centres and workstations for journalists. Swisscom will be represented as one of four national supporters in the official Swiss fan zones and intends to create unique moments for all fans with mobile communications and entertainment.
Swisscom is also responsible for the transmission network for delivery of the TV pictures in Switzerland. Swisscom Broadcast will guarantee the transmission of TV signals from the stadiums in Switzerland to UEFA's International Broadcast Centre, from where they will be sent around the world. The project also involves managing and monitoring the quality of the signal transmission.
Swisscom AG, Group Media Relations, firstname.lastname@example.org , Tel. 031 342 91 93