Telecoms news from Switzerland
Switzerland based Swisscom has warned that it will drop Huawei as a supplier if the company is found to have broken local laws. ...more.
Switzerland based telco, Swisscom has reported a 2.4% decline in its first-quarter revenues, which fell to CHF2.73 billion, while net profit fell by 12.4% to CHF390 million. ...more.
Switzerland based Swisscom has announced that its LTE coverage now reaches 35 percent of the Swiss population. ...more.
Under a five-year agreement, Orange Switzerland has selected Nokia Siemens Networks to extend its radio access network as well as supply and build its network to deliver LTE services. ...more.
Orange Switzerland has announced 140 job losses as the company "rebalances its resources". ...more.
The Swiss mobile network, Swisscom and the national railway company, the SBB are conducting a pilot study to test whether flexible working models might relieve traffic congestion during peak hours. ...more.
Ericsson says that it has won a five-year managed services contract with Orange Switzerland. As a result, around 100 Orange staff will join Ericsson next month. ...more.
Switzerland's Swisscom has launched its LTE network, with coverage in 26 locations today. ...more.
Switzerland based Swisscom has announced that it is cutting around 400 existing jobs as it refocused efforts in other departments. ...more.
Orange Switzerland has kicked off a series of road shows around the country to promote its forthcoming LTE services, although the launch is not due until next June. ...more.
Orange Switzerland has reported that its first half revenues rose by 4.8% to CHF 623 million, while its operating result (adjusted EBITDA) was up 20% to CHF 180 million. ...more.
The affirmation reflects Sunrise's recently announced refinancing of the existing senior secured credit facilities through the issuance of new senior secured fixed and floating rate notes due in 2017 ...more.
Orange Switzerland has confirmed that it will start LTE trials in up to ten cities by the end of this year. ...more.
Switzerland base airline, Swiss has announced that 650 of its cabin crew are being provided with iPads to ease their overall workload. ...more.
Huawei says that it has been selected as the sole managed services partner for the fixed and mobile networks of Switzerland based Sunrise. ...more.
Switzerland's Swisscom says that will start to deploy its LTE based 4G network from late this year. ...more.
Fitch Ratings says that it expects Switzerland-based STMicroelectronics' ratings to remain under pressure throughout 2012, following earnings calls last week by ST and its wireless chipset joint venture, ST-Ericsson (STE). ...more.
Swiss based semiconductor vendor, u-blox says that it is buying LTE developer, 4M Wireless for approximately US$9 million. ...more.
Switzerland's Myriad Group says that it has secured enough shareholder approvals to complete is hostile takeover bid for the financially troubled mobile email provider, Synchronica in a deal that valued the company at around £20 million. ...more.
Swisscom Ventures, the venture capital arm of Swiss telco, Swisscom, has invested in Matrixx Software, a provider of network monitoring software. ...more.