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Swisscom Q1 revenue dips

Swisscom hs reported Q1 group revenue fell by 1.6 per cent year-on-year to CHF 2.70 billion (€2.76bn), with a marginal decline of 0.5 per cent at constant exchange rates. In the Swiss core business, revenue fell by CHF 52 million or 2.5 per cent to CHF 1,993 million. Revenue from telecommunications services decreased by 2.2 […]

May 2, 2024

Swisscom completes double Media Distillery rollout

Media Distillery, the AI technology provider in video UX optimisation, has announced that Swisscom, Switzerland’s telecom service provider, has completed deployment of Ad Break Distillery to power its Replay Comfort ad-free product offering which enables viewers to avoid commercials in Replay. The operator has also gone live with EPG Correction Distillery to enhance user experience (UX) […]

April 25, 2024

Swisscom to acquire Vodafone Italia

Swisscom has entered into binding agreements with Vodafone Group for the acquisition of 100 per cent of Vodafone Italia for €8 billion on a debt and cash free basis with the aim of merging it with Fastweb, Swisscom’s subsidiary in Italy. The transaction consideration will be 100 per cent cash and will be fully debt-financed. […]

March 15, 2024

Swisscom “in excellent position”

Swisscom, the Switzerland-based telco provider, has reported Q3 group revenue rose slightly by 0.3 per cent to CHF 8,202 million (€8.5bn), which translates to an increase of 0.9 per cent at constant exchange rates. In the Swiss core business, revenue fell slightly by 0.6 per cent to CHF 6,067 million. Revenue from telecommunications services decreased […]

November 2, 2023

Swisscom launches TV-Box 5

Swisscom is to bring together what belongs together by offering both TV and streaming on the TV-Box 5. More compact, versatile and sustainable than ever – the possibilities are endless. Now with Google Android TV and the integration of the Google universe, Disney+ as a new streaming partner and a new super package that brings […]

October 17, 2023

Swisscom adds Paramount+

Swisscom has announced a partnership with Paramount to add the Paramount+ streaming service to blue TV. Customers in Switzerland can now access the a range of premium content, including blockbuster movies such as Scream and Top Gun: Maverick, family favourites such as Paw Patrol, plus the latest series like Tulsa King and Special Ops: Lioness. […]

September 20, 2023

Swisscom selects Ateme OTT solution

Ateme, a player in video compression, delivery, and streaming solutions with innovation at its core, has announced that Swisscom, the Swiss telco, has chosen Ateme’s end-to-end OTT solution to migrate the Cloud Digital Video Recording (CDVR) platform of its blue TV service to AWS. Behind this move was Swisscom’s desire to streamline its operations, optimise […]

July 11, 2023

Swisscom Q1 flat

Swisscom has reported that Q1 group revenue remained almost stable year-on-year at CHF 2,747 million, down 0.3 per cent, resulting in an increase of 0.6 per cent at constant exchange rates. In the Swiss core business, sales fell slightly by CHF 12 million to CHF 2.04 billion. Revenue from telecoms services decreased overall by 1.2 […]

May 4, 2023

Swisscom expands trust in Verimatrix VCAS

Verimatrix, a specialist in powering the modern connected world with people-centred security, has announced that Swisscom, a longstanding Verimatrix customer, has deepened its relationship with Verimatrix to include the full SaaS offering of the Verimatrix Video Content Authority System (VCAS), migrating from on-premises security to cloud-based anti-piracy operations. Providing significant efficiencies of scale, the migration from […]

January 4, 2023

24i launches TVaaS backed by Swisscom Broadcast

24i, the video streaming expert, has announced a new partnership with Swisscom Broadcast and the launch of FokusOnTV, 24i’s new TV as a Service (TVaaS) streaming offering that enables Pay TV operators to improve their time to market and reduce their on-site infrastructure and operational complexity. The end-to-end, fully cloud-based FokusOnTV solution is a managed […]

August 31, 2022