Overview must carry programs

Anyone who provides radio and television programme services via cable in Switzerland is obliged to broadcast certain programme services. This must-carry obligation applies in principle to all digital radio and television programme services. Cable networks with analogue offerings must comply with the analogue broadcasting obligations. For television programme services, the analogue broadcasting obligation ends at the end of 2014.

Must-carry obligation for television programme services

SRG SSR TV programme services
All of Switzerland SRF 1
SRF zwei
RTS Un
RTS Deux
RSI La 1
RSI La 2
German-speaking Switzerland SRF Info
  Léman Bleu
La Télé
Canal/Kanal 9
Canal Alpha
TeleBärn
TeleBielingue
Telebasel
Tele M1
Tele 1
TELE TOP
TVO
Tele Südostschweiz
TeleTicino
The must-carry obligation for the TV programme services of the SRG and the licensed regional TV stations applies to digital and - if provided - analogue broadcasting. Analogue broadcasting will end on 31 December 2014, or in the event of provision of a free digital/analogue converter.
Broadcasting of the licensed regional TV stations outside of the assigned coverage area is permitted.
Foreign programme services
All of Switzerland ARD
ORF 1
France 2
Rai Uno
ARTE
3 Sat
TV5
Linguistic region Euronews (language of the respective linguistic region)
Private programme services with connection provisions for UPC Cablecom network
German-speaking Switzerland Joiz (until 21 of march 2015)

Must-carry obligation for radio programme services

SRG SSR radio programme services
All of Switzerland Radio SRF 1, 2, 3
WRS
La Première
Espace 2
Couleur 3
Rete 1     
Rete 2
Rete 3
German-speaking Switzerland Radio SRF 4 News, Radio SRF Virus
Regions in German-speaking
Switzerland
Regionaljournale
Private regional radio programme services with a licence
Broadcasting obligation in the respective coverage area
Private digital radio programme services (DAB+) with a licence for a linguistic region
German-speaking Switzerland Radio Eviva
Open Broadcast
Swiss Mountain Holiday Radio
French-speaking Switzerland FriRadio
Soprodi
Radio Verticale

Specialist staff
Last modification 13.05.2013

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