The Confederation can finance new agency services for radio and television

Bern, 29.08.2018 - Local and regional radio and TV stations which receive fee-splitting should continue to be able to rely on a broad range of information for their reporting activities and should be able to obtain this at a reasonable price. On 29 August 2018, the Federal Council adapted the Radio and Television Ordinance (RTVO) and established the legal basis to ensure the corresponding supply of services from news agencies.

The complete text is available in German, French and Italian. Please click on the desired language above in the Navigation Menu.

Address for enquiries

Federal Office of Communication OFCOM
Press service, +41 58 460 55 50,


The Federal Council

General Secretariat of the Federal Department of Environment, Transport, Energy and Communications; General Secretariat DETEC

Federal Office of Communications