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The FM transmitters will be phased out in 2022/23


The FM transmitters will be phased out in 2022/23

The radio industry has agreed to implement the migration from FM to digital broadcasting via DAB+ in 2022 and 2023. The members of the radio associations and the Swiss Broadcasting Corporation SRG SSR approved the planned procedure. The SRG SSR will switch off its FM transmitters in August 2022 and the private radio stations by January 2023 at the latest.

The Federal Office of Communication

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Federal Office of Communication

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.

New stories from everyday digital life

The Websters

New stories from everyday digital life

The national prevention campaign to highlight the dangers posed by everyday digital life is being expanded to include twelve new comic strip stories. Through its adventures, the fictional Webster family makes the population aware of how information and communication technologies can be used sensibly and safely.

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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).



Increasing the data transmission capacities by introducing 5G will allow managing the rising quantity of exchanged data.

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.


Frequency use

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


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. 

Standorte von Sendeanlagen

Location of radio transmitters

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


Press Releases


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To the Federal Administration News Portal

Other OFCOM sites