Swiss public broadcaster SRG SSR has sold a large part of its shareholding in SwissMediaCast (SMC) to commercial radio operators.
Swiss public TV and radio broadcaster SRG SSR will continue to be financed through the public licence fee.
German TV rights sales company Telepool seems to be for sale.
Swiss public broadcaster SRG SSR will continue to transmit its TV and radio channels for DTH satellite households via Hotbird (13° East).
Discovery Communications has sublicensed extensive TV rights of the Olympic Games in 2018 and 2020 to the Swiss Broadcasting Corporation (SRG SSR) enabling the public broadcaster to maintain its heritage of wide coverage of the competitions across its channels and platforms with a focus on Swiss athletes.
The countdown has started: Swiss public broadcaster SRG SSR will switch off the SD versions of its TV channels for DTH satellite households on Eutelsat Hot Bird (13° East) and transmit the channels exclusively in HD quality from February 29, 2016.
Swiss public broadcaster SRG SSR will cut around 250 job positions to save CHF40 million (€37 million) per year.
Switzerland’s public radio and television broadcaster SRG SSR will transmit its TV channels solely in high definition (HD) via satellite in future.
Swiss public broadcaster SRG SSR will launch six simulcasts of its national channels SF 1, SF zwei, TSR 1, TSR2, RSI LA 1 and RSI LA 2 on February 29, 2012.
The Swiss public broadcaster SRG SSR plan to have six HD channels on air by 2012, according to local news reports. To this end, it will lease additional transponder capacity on the Hot Bird position.