Switzerland

Geographic Region (ITU/UN)

Currency

CHF

ISO 3166 Code

CH

M49 Code

756

MCC

228

Calling Code

+41

ITU Member

Yes

ITU-R Region

Overview

Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a federal republic in Europe. The country  is bordered by Italy to the south, France to the west, Germany to the north, and Austria and Liechtenstein to the east.

Switzerland is a member of the ITU and as such follows radio frequency harmonisation principles according to ITU-R Region-1. The regulatory body governing communications policy is the Bundesamt für Kommunikation (BAKOM), and the Eidgenössische Kommunikationskommission ComCom is also charged with regulating the country's radio frequency spectrum activities such as planning, allocations, and licencing.

Markets

The major stock exchanges in this country include;

Mobile Network Operators

There are 1 mobile network operators servicing this region.

3G Bands:
None
4G Bands:
None
IoT Technology:
None

Hardware Manufacturers

There are 1 hardware manufacturers operating in this region.

News & Developments

Cellnex Telecom (54%) –in a consortium with Swiss Life Asset Managers  (28%) and Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners (DTCP) (18%) – has reached an agreement with Sunrise Communications International to acquire 100% of Swiss Towers AG, a subsidiary of the Swiss mobile operator that operates 2,239 telecommunication site Switzerland.