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 e.g. at demonstrations, protection against abusive legal actions and better recognition of the role and profession of media professionals.
Households that have no means of receiving radio or television programmes can also apply this year to opt out of paying the radio and television fee. The possibility to opt out ends on 31 December 2023.
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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