In the network test conducted by the independent specialist journal “Connect”, Swisscom has been awarded an overall rating of “VERY GOOD” eight years in a row, ranking as one of the best international networksSwitzerland, Germany and Austria.
Swisscom is already investing in the next generation (5G) mobile network. With the mobile network of the future, Swisscom wants to set new standards.
Swisscom and Ericsson are getting set for the new mobile generation with their '5G for Switzerland' programme.
Along with the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) as research partner, they are researching and pushing ahead with 5G development.
Swisscom has equipped its 4G/LTE data network in Switzerland and the Principality of Liechtenstein for IP telephony (Voice over LTE technology).
VoLTE enables customers with compatible smartphones to make calls directly via the 4G/LTE network and gives customers consistently high surfing speeds (even while making phone calls) and an even better voice and telephony experience.
Excellent connection quality with unique coverage across Switzerland.
Whether in the city or country, connections are quick and secure. Swisscom's mobile network already covers all of Switzerland with EDGE (2G), reaches over 99% of the population with HSPA and offers 98% ultra-fast mobile Internet over 4G/LTE. The network is augmented by more than 4,300 WLAN hotspots. Three quarters of the base stations are already connected with fibre optics.