In Focus

Stories from everyday digital life

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Stories from everyday digital life

The Websters regularly have to deal with unpleasant situations on the internet. They are confronted with all kinds of things, from online challenges to excessive roaming charges and mobile phone addiction.  The adventures of this fictitious family are part of a prevention campaign by a number of federal agencies and the Swiss Crime Prevention organisation designed to raise awareness among the Swiss public about the everyday challenges in the digital world.

National Action Plan (NAP)

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National Action Plan for the safety of media professionals in Switzerland

In close cooperation with the media industry, the OFCOM is drawing up a national action plan (NAP) for the safety of media professionals in Switzerland. The measures are aimed in four directions: Protection against threats and hate speech on the net, physical protection, protection against abusive legal actions and better recognition of the role and profession of media professionals.

Swiss radio listeners going digital

Three quarters of radio listening is via a digital platform

DAB+ and internet radio make up three quarters of overall radio use, with young people preferring IP radio and older listeners tuning in via DAB+. For every 100 minutes of radio listened to in cars, 62 are transmitted digitally.

The Federal Office of Communications

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The Federal Office of Communications

The Federal Office of Communications (OFCOM) is active in the media, telecommunications & postal services and information society sectors in Switzerland. The Office ensures a stable and progressive communications infrastructure and lays the foundations for a strong Swiss media center.

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Please do not disturb

OFCOM’s video will show you the points you should keep in mind when purchasing wireless devices (e.g. drones, radio equipment).

 
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Roaming

Using your mobile phone abroad for calls, to send and receive SMS/MMS or to access the internet could cost you dearly.

Drohnen und Flugmodelle

Drones and model aircraft

Drones are remote-controlled aircraft. Legally, they are equivalent to model aircraft and are considered radio equipment.

Internationale Aktivitäten

International activities

Due to the globalization in telecommunications and electronic media, OFCOM is also pursuing major activities abroad.

Frequenznutzung

Frequency use

In order to prevent interference, the use of the frequency spectrum, with or without licences, is being regulated.

Funkerprüfungen

Radiocommunication exams

Necessary information regarding maritime radiocommunication examinations and beacons can be found on this page.

Newsletter und Social-Media

Newsletter and social media

Keep up to date with the latest news concerning OFCOM and its areas of activity through its newsletter and social media. 

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Location of radio transmitters

This map shows the sites of all transmitters being operated to ensure broadcast services and telecommunications services.

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FAQ on 5G

A new federal website provides answers to frequent questions about mobile communications and 5G.

Press Releases

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To the Federal Administration News Portal

Twitter

Other OFCOM sites


https://www.bakom.admin.ch/content/bakom/en/home.html