Press release 22 February 2018
Swisscom to roll out latest 5G mobile generation in 2018
Swisscom customers will now enjoy the 5th mobile generation at the end of 2018, two years earlier than originally expected. The pace at which the latest mobile communication standard…
Background & info 20 February 2018
Swisscom brings Switzerland enterprise search
Employees waste up to 20 per cent of their time searching in their company Intranet. Based in Eastern Switzerland, software provider Hulbee aims to change this. The issue is all the more…
Background & info 15 February 2018
Swisscom Broadcast partners with Hytera: Plans to establish a centre of competence to accelerate time to market for new technology
Two companies, one common goal: Swisscom Broadcast Ltd has signed a system partner agreement with Hytera Mobilfunk GmbH for Switzerland and Liechtenstein…
Background & info 7 February 2018
Persons unknown have misappropriated Swisscom customer information classed as "non-sensitive personal data" under …
Press release 7 February 2018
Swisscom tightens security for customer information
Swisscom is to tighten security for so-called non-sensitive customer data in the wake of the misappropriation of a sales partner’s access rights. Swisscom was unable to identify …
Financial year 2017: market success, market pressure continued
• Practically stable revenue, EBITDA and net income • Market success with TV connections, bundled offerings and solutions business with corporate customers as well as at Fastweb...
Background & info 30 january 2018
Cloud infrastructure at the touch of a button: Prices for Ultra Fast Storage and computing power fall by more than 30 percent
Swisscom drops the prices for its Dynamic Computing Services from February 2018. Virtual computing power (vCPU) becomes over 30 percent cheaper and storage from the…
Press release 29 january 2018
Swisscom easy point: Simple requests, handled directly
Quickly, uncomplicated and flexible. Swisscom launched a new service channel, the Swisscom easy point, together with Valora on 22 January 2018. In future, Swisscom customers will be...
Background & info 23 january 2018
Head of Group Communications on Cargo sous terrain
Reducing truck traffic by half on motorways and a third in cities is the most striking effect of Cargo sous terrain, a subterranean mega...
Background & info 16 january 2018
Digital donation platform letshelp.ch to cease operations
letshelp.ch has been bringing together donors and certified charities on a single platform since mid-2016. However, after 18 months of operation, it has become clear that the donation...
Press release 12 january 2018
Successful conclusion of CEA negotiations at Swisscom
Swisscom and its social partners, the trade union syndicom and staff association transfair, have agreed a new collective employment agreement for Swisscom employees.
Background & info 20 December 2017
Sign bank documents online and in a legally valid manner with Swisscom
Bank documents such as credit agreements could previously not be signed online. With the Digital Identification & Signing service from Swisscom, this is now also possible. The credit...
Press release 20 december 2017
Gigabit Speed in Swisscom's Mobile Network
Swisscom is progressing quickly in expanding the gigabit mobile network with higher speeds and more capacity: gigabit per second speeds are now available in 11 cities and 15...
Background & info 19 December 2017
Every second retail bank obtains securities data from Swisscom
As at the end of November 2017, a total of 6 cantonal banks and 42 smaller and medium-sized regional banks had switched to the service for outsourcing securities data from Swisscom.
Background & info 7 December 2017
Christmas in UHD
When it comes to buying a TV, UHD is everywhere now – but it's still a rarity when it comes to channels. That’s going to change now at...
Background & info 5 December 2017
The forgotten treasure at the back of the drawer
When they buy a new mobile phone, half of the Swiss population sets aside their old device. But as the world’s raw materials for new...
Background & info 30 November 2017
How the telephone spam filter works
How can you prevent unwanted cold calls? Swisscom’s call filter provides a smart and effective solution. Callfilter blocks...
Press release 30 November 2017
Put an end to those annoying advertising calls to your mobile
Swisscom is now offering a call filter for both fixed network and mobile connections, and it is the only provider in Switzerland to do so. This means aggressive and unwanted advertising calls can be a thing...
Background & info 28 November 2017
CTO Heinz Herren on victory in the mobile network test
Swisscom wins this year's comprehensive mobile network test in connect magazine with an outstanding commendation and shares...
Background & info 24 November 2017
A new take on buying and selling film rights with blockchain.
When broadcasters buy films or sell their own programmes, they still do it the old traditional way. It involves major deals, complex...
Press release 15 November 2017
Swisscom offers SMEs digitisation at a fixed cost
From small bakeries to medium-sized businesses with several sites: now SMEs can focus their personnel and financial resources on their core business. Swisscom’s "Smart ICT" is a unique...
Personal TV worlds, voice control, high-speed WLAN, secure surfing
Swisscom TV launches a new user interface for personal entertainment. The new versatile WLAN-Box closes gaps in reception and cuts back on wire, while Swisscom’s Internet Guard...
Press release 8 November 2017
Swisscom selects Ericsson as strategic supplier for Gigabit LTE and 5G
+++ Swisscom and Ericsson reaffirm their long-standing, strategic partnership by continuing to drive innovation in Gigabit LTE and 5G +++ Ericsson to provide complete digital transformation...
Background & info 6 November 2017
Swisscom launches Open Banking Hub
FinTech companies and banks are increasingly working with, rather than against one another. Together, they can simplify processes and offer banking customers added value...
Press release 2 November 2017
Successful in the market
Interim report as per the end of September 2017 +++ Stable revenue and EBITDA +++ Successful in the market, particularly with inOne and Swisscom TV, despite continued pressure on prices...
Background & info 26 October 2017
SmartLife Care becomes a company in its own right
SmartLife Care, which was previously part of Swisscom, is now to operate in the market as a company in its own right, retaining the name SmartLife Care. The new company...
Background & info 19 October 2017
Swisscom equips St. Chrischona transmitter site with solar installation
At the beginning of October 2017, Swisscom Broadcast put another photovoltaic system into operation at its St. Chrischona radio and TV transmitter station near Basel...
NG.fast – Swisscom tests innovation for the ultra-fast broadband network
Huawei Switzerland and Swisscom are collaborating to push the limits of data transfer on short copper cables combined with fibre optics. Since August 2017, Swisscom has...
Press release 19 October 2017
Swisscom extends cloud portfolio with global solutions
Swisscom is expanding its own cloud with global solutions from Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure. Companies can now benefit from the wealth of services of a global...
Press release 16 October 2017
“SimplyMobile” is the first subscription without an expiry date
Simple, clear and affordable: In “SimplyMobile”, Swisscom is launching the first subscription package in Switzerland in which the data allowance does not expire at the end...
Background & info 12 October 2017
How Swisscom uses artificial intelligence
Artificial intelligence moved from being the stuff of movies to become part of our daily lives long ago. Many of us use...
Background & info 11 October 2017
Swisscom Enterprise Application Cloud: expanded container orchestration and hybrid option
Swisscom is stepping up its commitment to Cloud Foundry in order to further promote the industry standard for Platform as a Service.
Background & info 10 October 2017
All IP for Aarberg, Nyon, Uster and Zurich Oberstrass/Unterstrass – pioneers on the journey into the digital age
The future of communication worldwide is “IP” (Internet Protocol). This is true for Switzerland as well.
Background & info 28 September 2017
Head of Products & Marketing talking about HBO on Swisscom TV
As of now Swisscom TV is airing the series of American pay TV pioneer HBO. And that’s just for starters, says Dirk Wierzbitzki...
Press release 28 September 2017
Swisscom, Sunrise and Salt are moving to SIM cards with Mobile ID
With Mobile ID and a smartphone, everyone can log in simply and securely to various online platforms, no matter whether this is an online banking site, web shop or company VPN.
Background & info 27 September 2017
Swisscom remains main sponsor of Swiss-Ski until 2022
Teaming up for Swiss winter sports: after 15 years Swisscom is renewing its contract as main sponsor of Swiss-Ski for another...
Background & info 26 September 2017
Publifon: a nostalgic farewell
Publifon use has declined dramatically since the mobile phone made its triumphal entry in the 1990s and many payphones were...
Cyber Defence: A danger foreseen is a danger avoided
Swisscom has extended its range of Managed Security Services and is now offering comprehensive Threat Detection & Response solutions for corporate customers.
Background & info 25 September 2017
Swisscom trials electronic patient record system for the first time
This week Swisscom is to mount a large-scale trial of its electronic patient record (EPR) system. More than 70 IT specialists from all over Switzerland and neighbouring countries will meet...
Background & info 22 September 2017
Head of Development Swisscom Outpost China
Swisscom is opening a new outpost in China in 2018 in its quest for new technologies. Why? Today already, four in ten of the most...
Press release 21 September 2017
Swisscom steps up blockchain activities and establishes new subsidiary
Blockchains are a new form of database. The technology initially acquired renown as the basis for virtual currencies such as bitcoin. Yet in the years to come, it will also revolutionise industry...
Background & info 21 September 2017
Open Innovation at Swisscom
Global trends challenge the company. Transformation and innovation are more important than ever. How does Swisscom engineer the innovation process to remain successful?
Press release 20 September 2017
inOne Mobile Prepaid – flexible inclusive volumes without a subscription
inOne is now also available for prepaid customers and provides faster surfing speeds and three new bundled packages on the basic tariff to meet a wide range of customer needs.
Press release 7 September 2017
Increased Regulation Leads to Digital Urban-Rural Divide
The Federal Council has passed the message of the Telecommunications Law Revision (FMG) to parliament. Swisscom considers a revision at the present moment to be unnecessary...
The Swisscom Cloud family is growing
Two new Swisscom cloud solutions are now available on the market: The fully-integrated Enterprise Service Cloud from Switzerland and the Enterprise Cloud for SAP Solutions...
Background & info 28 August 2017
Why Swisscom TV 1.0 is going offline
After eleven years, Swisscom is shutting down Swisscom TV 1.0 at the end of October. The first generation of the IPTV product is...
ERI and SWISSCOM unveil ITO & BPO offering
ERI and Swisscom have joined forces to provide private-banking and wealth management outsourcing services to banks and other organisations operating in the Swiss financial centres.
Press release 24 August 2017
Alpine associations and Swisscom enter into partnership to bring state-of-the-art telecommunications services to alpine businesses and SAC chalets
The alpine associations aim to connect their alpine businesses and chalets to the communication of the future. The associations are responsible for arranging the power...
Press release 17 August 2017
Meet the winners of the 2017 Swisscom StartUp Challenge
Advertima, AlgoTrader, ecoRobotix, 1Drop and OneSky are the winners of the fifth Swisscom StartUp Challenge. Their pitches impressed the jury most. And now they leave...
On course: Swisscom holding its own successfully on the market
Interim report on first half of 2017 +++ Stable revenue in comparison with the previous year and an increase in EBITDA +++ Trend for bundled offerings continues – inOne has over...
Background & info 3 August 2017
Swisscom TV remains number one for football fans: the Sky Sport app will also launch on Swisscom TV
The new Sky Sport app will become part of Swisscom TV: as an integrated app on the Swisscom TV box for home and as a mobile app for many devices for use underway. This...
Press release 2 August 2017
Digital building blocks: Swisscom apprentices take an active role in shaping their own futures
Today, 278 young people are beginning apprenticeships at Swisscom, around half of them in ICT jobs. During their training, the apprentices will apply for several projects in various...
Background & info 24 July 2017
Football TV rights: Who will be airing which live matches?
Broadcasting rights for live football matches are hotly contested. We now know however that, in addition to the Super League...
Background & info 19 July 2017
Swisscom appoints Balz A. Gut as Head of Banking Transformation
Effective as of 1 September 2017, Balz A. Gut will be joining Swisscom and assuming responsibility for the Banking Transformation unit. Together with his new team, Gut will...
Press release 12 July 2017
Swisscom continues to fight for its ice hockey fans
Despite clear indications of anti-competitive behaviour, the Competition Commission (Weko) has rejected precautionary measures against UPC concerning the offer of....
Background & info 7 July 2017
USA launches vocational education: Swisscom as model
After years of preparation, it's finally going to happen late this summer: the launch of vocational education in the USA. The...
Background & info 30 June 2017
Cloud Study from ISG: “In 2017, there’s no way of avoiding Swisscom”
The global market research company ISG has taken a close look at the cloud market in Switzerland. In three categories, Swisscom was rated as the leader with its attractive portfolio....
Press release 28 June 2017
5G speed, narrow band and network slicing – Swisscom unveils new applications for 5G
Swisscom is intensively driving forward the development of 5G and thus supporting the Swiss economy and society with digitisation. Swisscom will launch two new access technologies....
Background & info 27 June 2017
Online meetings, virtual collaboration and chat functions – now also available for SMEs
With new unified communications and collaboration (UCC) functions, Swisscom is providing SMEs with an additional range of communications channels – available now – which foster...
Background & info 21 June 2017
Digitisation boost for Swiss health care system
The Swiss health care system produces 300 million sheets of analogue information and 1.5 million GB of digital data annually. This comparatively modest digital data volume is likely to...
Press release 21 June 2017
Handing over the baton at Swisscom Enterprise Customers
Christian Petit, head of the corporate business segment and member of the Group Executive Board is leaving Swisscom to take on a new challenge in digital transformation outside of...
Background & info 20 June 2017
Broadband access: Switzerlands tops the European league
A new EU survey confirms that Switzerland tops the league in broadband Internet access, especially in rural areas where access...
Background & info 15 June 2017
Changed customer needs result in teleraetia being shut down at the end of 2018
Technology developments, changed customer needs regarding TV, and the associated significant drops in the number of customers have resulted in the decision to stop the teleraetia...
Background & info 13 June 2017
Roaming leader on scrapping roaming charges in the EU
In June, the EU is to abolish roaming charges. In an interview Jérôme Wingeier, Swisscom’s Head of Roaming, explains the background...
Bank digitiser Ivan Büchi moves to Swisscom
At the beginning of August 2017 Ivan Büchi will leave Glarn Kantonalbank to join Swisscom and head the digital banking platform unit. At Glarn Kantonalbank, the 39 year old shaped its...
Background & info 12 June 2017
Zuger Kantonalbank digitises its customer advice service with a tablet-based consulting tool from Swisscom
Customer advisers at Zuger Kantonalbank are now being supported in their work by a digital assistant: the tablet-based eVoja consulting tool from Swisscom, which connects directly...
Background & info 24 May 2017
Swisscom and MongoDB offering Open Source Service Broker for Cloud Foundry
Swisscom and MongoDB, the largest NoSQL database provider, are opening up their joint implementation of MongoDB Database-as-a-Service to the developer community.
Press release 23 May 2017
Free product enables digitised teaching
A growing number of schools are equipping pupils with notebooks or tablets, with teaching content increasingly only available online. In cooperation with Swiss schools, Swisscom is...
Background & info 22 May 2017
15 Years "Internet for Schools"
Starting 2002 Swisscom has been providing schools nationwide with Internet access. Internet has long become part of daily life...
Background & info 18 May 2017
myCloud Desktop: drag and drop files into the cloud
Swisscom is launching a new desktop client for the myCloud online storage service to organise documents, photos or videos easily on the PC and synchronise them with a myCloud account.
Background & info 17 May 2017
Head of Digital Business on the end of iO
Swisscom will discontinue its iO messaging app at the end of August. Roger Wüthrich-Hasenböhler, Head of Digital Business...
Background & info 9 May 2017
Swisscom is now providing virtualised network services
Swisscom is one of the first telecoms providers worldwide to provide virtualised network services for companies. The Enterprise Connect service allows functional changes to be...
Press release 8 May 2017
Heading for 1 Gbit/s in the Swisscom mobile network
Swisscom’s next technology leap in the mobile network: speeds of more than 800 Mbit/s are possible with the right mobile phone in the Swisscom Shop in Zurich's Füsslistrasse.
Background & info 4 May 2017
Energy Challenge 2017 – Swisscom experts and their kids show that saving energy is child’s play!
As one of the world’s most sustainable companies, Swisscom has once again been named as the main partner of the Energy Challenge campaign initiated by SwissEnergy. The objectives of the....
Press release 3 May 2017
Stable results in the first quarter
Interim report to end-March 2017 +++ Solid performance in difficult environment +++ Revenue down slightly, EBITDA stable +++ Continuing pressure on prices, high level of market saturation...
Background & info 27 April 2017
15 questions on the All IP switch
In the future, the telephone signal will use the same technology as the Internet. The switch, although scarcely noticeable, brings customers considerable benefits. Like the Callfilter for...
Press release 27 April 2017
Full changeover to IP: Swisscom will begin 2018 with four major regions
Swisscom has for the past four years been migrating customers using traditional fixed-line telephony to Internet Protocol (IP). Around three-quarters of Swisscom customers....
Press release 24 April 2017
Smart City: Swisscom and IMD partner again to help cities digitize
A new study published by Swisscom and IMD business school supports public authorities on the road to digitization. This document provides a comprehensive methodology....
Press release 19 April 2017
Use multiple devices with one subscription
Launched today, the inOne subscription offers everything in one flexible package. inOne subscribers can use their mobile line on several devices with the same number – and at the....
Background & info 13 April 2017
Complaint filed with COMCO: Swisscom fights for its ice hockey fans
UPC holds the broadcast rights to the league games from the coming 2017-18 Swiss ice hockey season right up to the playoffs. However, UPC has only offered the signal to Switzerland’s...
Press release 7 April 2017
Security Report 2017: A new threat dimension
Swisscom is constantly monitoring the global security situation within the network and publishes its analyses on an annual basis. In the latest publication, the focus is primarily on....
Background & info 5 April 2017
Swisscom takes over processing of Zürcher Kantonalbank’s payment transactions
In the middle of March 2017, Swisscom began processing payment transactions for Zürcher Kantonalbank. This represents the successful implementation of one of the biggest....
Press release 3 April 2017
Shareholders approve dividend of CHF 22 per share
At Swisscom Ltd's General Meeting of Shareholders, held in Zurich's Hallenstadion today, the shareholders approved all requests of the Board of Directors and agreed to an unchanged....
Press release 31 March 2017
Enjoying the best network
Swisscom customers enjoy Switzerland's best network. This is confirmed both by CHIP trade magazine test results and a current public survey. Swisscom wins the CHIP test...
Press release 30 March 2017
Right in time for the holiday season: Swisscom slashes international roaming costs
Effective 1 April, data package prices will be reduced by as much as 60%, undercutting the price of EU providers in some cases. In addition, 26 countries have been moved into a lower-cost....
Press release 23 March 2017
Swisscom Energy Solutions develops a key element of a sustainable energy future
Swisscom Energy Solutions has developed an attractive offer under the name “tiko storage”, based on domestic battery storage that allows households to rely more on their self-produced...
Press release 22 March 2017
Swiss Post and Swisscom team up with a joint network for the Internet of things
Swiss Post and Swisscom start work together with immediate effect on the Internet of things. Swisscom operates the so-called Low Power Network for both companies, and thanks to the....
Background & info 8 March 2017
Ypsomed is the first industrial partner at “5G for Switzerland”
Swisscom is instrumental in driving the “5G for Switzerland” programme forward together with Ericsson and the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL). Ypsomed is now joining...
Press release 22 February 2017
One subscription covers everything: keep things simple with inOne
Swisscom is launching a radical, simplified price plan. In future, inOne will provide everything you need at home and on the move in a single package. Customers will be able to create...
Press release 8 February 2017
Swisscom holds its ground during a challenging 2016
Revenue stable, a slight increase in EBITDA, an impressive market performance +++ Reduction in roaming fees of around CHF 100 million and a saturated mobile communications market...
Background & info 1 February 2017
Swisscom using alternative fibre-optic technologies – now in Fribourg
Digital applications such as HD streaming, UHD TV and teleworking are becoming increasingly important for the residents of Switzerland. The Canton of Fribourg is just one of many cantons...