Tag Archives: Swisscom

800 Mbit/s speed possible with the right mobile phone in the Swisscom Shop in Zurich’s Füsslistrasse

BERNE, 10-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — 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. Swisscom’s mobile network is currently a step ahead … Read the full press release

Swisscom second in DACH in this year’s mobile phone network test conducted by trade magazine connect

BERNE, 29-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — After seven years in a row as test winner, Swisscom takes second place in Switzerland and in the three-country comparison of Germany, Austria and Switzerland in this year’s mobile phone network test conducted by trade magazine … Read the full press release

Swisscom: Switzerland ranks fourth in ITU’s ICT Development Index

BERNE, 29-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Switzerland has a world-class Information and Communication Technology (ICT) scene. According to the annual rankings of International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Switzerland has risen to fourth place worldwide. The country’s strengths include broadband provision and its mobile … Read the full press release

Swisscom becomes the first provider to launch Samsung Gear S2 Classic 3G smartwatch with eSIM on the Swiss market

BERN, 23-May-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Activate and off you go: Swisscom is the first provider to launch a smartwatch with an integrated eSIM on the Swiss market: the Samsung Gear S2 Classic 3G. An “embedded SIM” of this type delivers entirely … Read the full press release

Entertainment in public spaces: Swisscom TV Public available from 1 June 2016

BERN, 23-May-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Swisscom TV Public enables the public broadcast of the TV programme. The range on offer is directed at corporate customers and is available from 1 June 2016 as an additional option from My SME Office. In … Read the full press release

Swisscom and social partners syndicom and transfair agree on salary increases of 0.4% for 2016 and 0.6% for 2017

BERNE, 01-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Swisscom and the social partners syndicom and transfair have agreed individual salary increases of 0.4% for 2016 and 0.6% for 2017. Individual increases will be determined by each employee’s performance and current salary. “Swisscom is facing … Read the full press release

Swisscom again named leading Swiss Managed Security Service Provider in 2016 by Experton Group

BERNE, 01-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — As in the previous year, Swisscom has come out on top as the leading Swiss Managed Security Service Provider in 2016 in the Security Vendor Benchmark published by the independent Experton Group. Swisscom ranked among the … Read the full press release

Swisscom: Swiss population spends 285 million minutes every month making phone calls via the Swisscom fixed network

Despite the boom in popularity of smartphones, over 2 million of our customers continue to use fixed-line telephones on an extremely frequent basis. This is reflected in the fact that the Swiss population spends 285 million minutes every month making … Read the full press release

Swisscom unveils Swiss-based online storage service for photos, videos and other files securely stored in Swiss data centres

Say goodbye to data chaos: as of today, myCloud offers a Swiss-based online storage service for photos, videos and other files – the easy way for customers to store personal data and access and share it regardless of the time … Read the full press release

Ericsson provided Swisscom with Europe’s first fully commercial LTE-Advanced three-carrier aggregation solution combining LTE in both FDD and TDD modes

Leading Swiss operator first to launch three-carrier aggregation combining LTE FDD and TDD modes in a commercial network on commercial chipsets in Europe Solution demonstrated in Swisscom’s commercial network in Zurich using Ericsson hardware and software, and Qualcomm chipsets Swisscom … Read the full press release

SIX and Swisscom to establish a Switzerland-wide, universal mobile payment solution in collaboration with banks

BERNE, 6-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — SIX and Swisscom are working towards a strategic partnership to establish a Switzerland-wide, universal mobile payment solution in collaboration with banks. The basis for this partnership has been established in May 2015 when SIX, UBS … Read the full press release

Swisscom upgrades its 4G/LTE IP telephony in preparation for its latest telecommunications service, Advanced Calling

BERNE, 12-6-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — From today (10 June 2015), Swisscom customers can enjoy Advanced Calling, the latest telecommunications experience that gives customers significant advantages when using their mobile phones. In preparation for the new service, Swisscom has upgraded its … Read the full press release

Swisscom: All Natel infinity customers can now use the full mobile TV 2.0 offering for smartphones and tablets for one year

All Natel infinity customers can now use the full mobile TV 2.0 offering for smartphones and tablets for one year. Swisscom TV Air includes 30 hours of replay and 30 hours of recording capacity. The option is included in the … Read the full press release

Swisscom releases new Travel Voice option; cost of phone calls and text messages from around the globe far less

Swisscom is releasing its new Travel Voice option to coincide with the summer holidays. From 1 July onwards, this will enable customers to make phone calls and send text messages from around the globe for far less. The option, which … Read the full press release

Experton Group study named Swisscom as Switzerland’s leading provider of managed security services

BERNE, 16-3-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Swisscom is Switzerland’s leading provider of managed security services, according to an independent study conducted by the Experton Group. The analysts at the ICT consulting firm evaluated 153 security providers as part of the study. … Read the full press release

Over 4,500 customers already connected to one of the largest smart grids in the world – tiko, Swisscom and Repower AG joint venture

Berne, 11-2-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Fluctuations in the electricity grid are one of the biggest challenges for power suppliers and are taking place with increasing frequency due to the growing amount of electricity generated by solar and wind, the production of which … Read the full press release

Swisscom survey: Swiss banks are slow in implementing innovative digital services in retail banking despite its relevance

Although Swiss banks are aware of the relevance of innovative digital services in retail banking, they have been slow to implement them. This is the conclusion of a Swisscom survey conducted among 22 Swiss cantonal, retail and major banks as … Read the full press release

Swisscom to announce definitive final result of public acquisition of PubliGroupe Ltd on 29 August 2014

Berne, 26-8-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — According to the provisional final result, 97.08% of all PubliGroupe shares involved in the bid were tendered to Swisscom after expiry of the extension period on 25 August 2014. Swisscom’s interest in PubliGroupe is thus estimated at … Read the full press release

Swisscom customers will be able to make calls on their mobile phone via their home WLAN network from the second half of 2015

Berne, 26-8-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Switzerland is served by one of the best mobile networks in Europe. 94% of the population can use Swisscom’s fast, cutting-edge 4G/LTE network. For 2G or 3G technology, the figure is over 99%. Swisscom is now seeking … Read the full press release

Swisscom connected over one million homes and businesses to ultra-fast broadband with mixture of fibre-optic technologies

BERNE, 31-7-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Swisscom has connected over a million homes and businesses to ultra-fast broadband. Thanks to a mixture of fibre-optic technologies, customers are benefiting from more bandwidth – even outside the major conurbations. Since the start of 2014, … Read the full press release

Swisscom published the offer prospectus for the public acquisition of PubliGroupe Ltd

BERNE, 23-6-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Swisscom has today published the offer prospectus for the public acquisition of PubliGroupe Ltd. The prospectus confirms Swisscom’s purchase price of CHF 214 per PubliGroupe share. The offer period will begin on 8 July 2014 and … Read the full press release

Swisscom launches two new offerings for its fixed-network customers

Berne, 19-5-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Swisscom fixed-network customers benefit from two new offerings. First, as from today they can be reached anywhere in the world via their existing fixed-line number thanks to a unique new feature in Swisscom’s iO communications app. The … Read the full press release

Connect magazine named Swisscom winner of its network test for five consecutive years

Connect magazine has named Swisscom as the winner of its network test for the fifth year in a row, proving that Swisscom has Switzerland’s best mobile telephony network. Swisscom received top marks for both telephony and its data communication services. … Read the full press release

Swisscom with one of the best 4G/LTE coverage in the world according to the World Cellular Information Service

Berne, 19-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Expansion of Swisscom’s new 4G/LTE network is forging ahead. Today, 60 per cent of the Swiss population already have access to Swisscom’s latest-generation mobile network at some 300 locations across the country. And when it … Read the full press release

Swisscom has laid fibre-optic cabling in Chiasso municipality

Berne, 10-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  Over the next few years, Swisscom will supply Chiasso with fibre-optic technology, thus allowing homes and business in the Ticino municipality to connect to the ultra high-speed communications network. Swisscom will inform homeowners in the Soldini … Read the full press release

GA Weissenstein, Swisscom to expand fibre-optic network in Solothurn, Biberist, Zuchwil and Langendorf

Berne, 7-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  At the end of May, GA Weissenstein GmbH and Swisscom signed a cooperation agreement to extend the fibre-optic network to the homes and businesses of customers in the municipalities of Solothurn, Biberist, Zuchwil and Langendorf. A … Read the full press release

Swisscom increased its holding in Cinetrade Group to 75%

Berne, 6-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — On 30 April 2013, Swisscom increased its strategic holding in Cinetrade, which it has held since 2005, from 49% to 75%. In doing so, Swisscom has secured the long-standing experience of the Cinetrade team in the film … Read the full press release

Die RBA-Holding und die BEKB verkaufen die Entris Operations AG an die Swisscom IT Services

Erschliessung von zusätzlichen Skaleneffekten: Verarbeitungsgeschäft geht an die Swisscom Die RBA-Holding und die BEKB verkaufen die Entris Operations AG an die Swisscom IT Services. Damit erschliessen sie das Potenzial für zusätzliche Skaleneffekte im Zahlungsverkehr und in der Wertschriftenverarbeitung. 5-6-2013 — … Read the full press release

Swisscom commits CHF 10 million to Early Stage Fund for Swiss start-ups

5-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Swisscom has committed a total of CHF 10 million for an Early Stage Fund which will be used as of now to provide support and assistance to start-up companies in the information and communication technology, media and … Read the full press release

Swisscom IT Services acquired Entris Operations from RBA Holding and Berner Kantonalbank

This acquisition boosts Swisscom’s expertise in business process outsourcing (BPO) Berne, 4-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Swisscom IT Services is acquiring Entris Operations from RBA Holding and Berner Kantonalbank and taking on all 220 employees. The acquisition of the company, which specialises in … Read the full press release