Newsletter No 386 (02.12.2019)

You could be interested by new pages which have been published on the OFCOM website between 15.11.2019 and 30.11.2019.


Programme analyses: regional TV stations

The scientific analyses of regional television programmes are carried out every two years. All licensed regional television stations were examined, as well as Tele Züri for reasons of comparison, using quantitative content analyses (full survey of the licensed regional television broadcasters).


Internet Governance Forum: Federal Councillor Ignazio Cassis calls for all stakeholders to be included in debate on use of digital technologies

At this year's Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Berlin, Switzerland is advocating judicious rules on digital governance, covering economic issues as well as security and human rights. Federal Councillor and Head of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) Ignazio Cassis has called for a "Swiss approach" in which all actors and stakeholders join forces to address the issues raised by digital technologies. He said that Geneva already provided the perfect conditions for such a multi-stakeholder approach, which would bring together all relevant decision-makers.


Federal Council paves way for VAT refund on Billag fee

At its meeting on 27th November 2019, the Federal Council adopted the Message for a new Federal Act on the flat-rate refund of value-added tax on the reception fee for radio and television. In the consultation process, the bill was largely approved.


Specialist staff
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