Swiss public broadcaster SRG will terminate digital terrestrial TV broadcasting (DVB-T) next year without replacement. There will be no transition to DVB-T2 as in neighbouring Germany and Austria.
Swiss telco Swisscom has increased the number of customers of its IPTV platform Swisscom TV by 54,000 to 1.49 million within the past 12 months.
Swiss telco Swisscom has selected German technology company Rohde & Schwarz to provide ultra-high definition encoding facilities for its upcoming broadcast of the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Ultra HD.
Swiss public broadcaster SRG will transmit the FIFA Football World Cup 2018 on its channels live in Ultra HD. This was confirmed to Broadband TV News by an SRG spokesman.
AdScribe, a technology and services company based in London and Dublin, is enabling next-generation advertising for television viewers on HbbTV devices in Switzerland.
Swiss pay-TV broadcaster Teleclub will show all games of the Champions League and the Europa League live from the 2018/19 season.
Swiss public broadcaster SRG will relocate the second TV channel of RSI, its affiliate for Italian-speaking Switzerland, to the internet in early 2020.
The administrative council of SRG has elected Gilles Marchand as the future general director of the public Swiss TV and radio broadcaster.
Switzerland’s largest cable operator UPC has secured the TV rights from the Swiss Ice Hockey Federation (SIHF) for the live transmission of the Swiss ice-hockey games from the 2017/18 season for five years.
Switzerland’s public radio and TV broadcaster SRG SSR has launched an HD version of its information channel SRF info on March 23, 2015.