New mobile telephony frequencies for Orange, Sunrise and Swisscom

The companies Orange, Sunrise and Swisscom have been allocated mobile telephony frequencies in the auction which took place in early 2012. The allocation concerned on the one hand frequencies which were already free or which would soon become free and on the other hand all those granted to operators in the past; the Communications Commission (ComCom) had launched the procedure to guarantee the future of mobile telephony provision of high quality and at the lowest possible prices.

Elektromagnetic compatibility and environment

OFCOM is the technical competence centre of the Swiss Confederation for the electromagnetic compatibility of telecommunications systems and electrical apparatus.

Disturbances

OFCOM is your point of contact in the case of technical interference to radio traffic or to reception of radio or television programmes using an aerial. If you receive programmes by cable, please contact your cable provider.

Location of radio transmitters

In order to ensure that Switzerland is provided with broadcast services (radio and television programmes) and telecommunications services (mobile communications), radio transmitters must be operated. The transmitter sites are shown on an overview map.

National Frequency Allocation Plan

The allocation of frequencies to different radio services is laid down in the national frequency allocation plan.
This consists of the actual plan (radio services classified according to frequency ranges) and the annexes with rules for utilisation of the corresponding frequency range.

Broadcasting

What kind of broadcasts can I actually receive at home and on which frequencies can I find the programmes I am looking for? All these questions can be answered by our overview of transmitter locations in Switzerland.

Maritime radiocommunication examinations

You will find below information about beacons in the maritime service.

Surveillance and monitoring of licences

As part of its surveillance of radiocommunication licences, OFCOM checks that persons who operate radiocommunication equipment hold a valid licence. OFCOM also verifies that the radiocommunication equipment which is operated conforms to the requirements stipulated in law.

Frequency use with or without licences

OFCOM is your interlocutor if you intend to use the frequency spectrum with an installation of radiocommunication.

FAQ

- Location of radio transmitters
- Funk

Facts and figures

The following links give an overview of the latest developments in radio technology together with descriptions of various radio systems.

https://www.bakom.admin.ch/content/bakom/en/homepage/frequencies-and-antennas.html