Newsletter No 384 (01.11.2019)

You could be interested by new pages which have been published on the OFCOM website between 15.10.2019 and 31.10.2019.


Individual studies

Individual studies with various thematic emphases are collected under this heading.


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).


OFCOM's Director General Philipp Metzger joins the International Electrotechnical Commission

Philipp Metzger, Director General of the Federal Office of Communications (OFCOM), has been appointed as General Secretary and CEO of the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC). He will take on his new role on 1 February 2020.


Faster internet in the universal service from 2020

The minimum speed for surfing the internet via broadband connections prescribed in the universal service will be more than tripled from next year. This decision was made by the Federal Council at its meeting on 30 October. The Federal Council is thus following the will of parliament.


Implementation of recommendations for data processing and data security

On 30 October 2019, the Federal Council defined the further procedure for the recommendations of the expert group "Future of data processing and data security". It sees an additional need for action in the area of digital contracts, access to factual data and ICT security standards for critical infrastructures. The majority of the 51 recommendations are in line with ongoing federal activities.


Specialist staff
Last modification 15.10.2019

Top of page