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Television - Radio - Multimedia

The Swiss public broadcaster SRG SSR is an association comprises four regional companies:








"Multimedia" refers to the interplay and application of different forms of presentation, i.e. a combination of still pictures, video, text, sound and graphics.

SRG SSR idée suisse ensures that its services are distributed in a user-friendly manner via all the vectors that are demanded by the audience – such as the Internet, DVD, audio and video, terrestrial and satellite. New technologies permit sophisticated solutions: On SRG SSR websites, for example, the audience can listen to or watch all or parts of a variety of programmes, or read the corresponding headlines, at any time they like.


Source : www.SRG-SSR.CH - (FR-DE-IT-RM-ENG)

For expatriates

An English-speaking channel which provides lots of practical information to expatriates.


Cable television, for international television and radio channels


  • SWISSCOM TV   gives access to more than 200 TV channels, no less than 130 national and international radio stations and a large number of Internet radio channels.




Private transmitters

Switzerland has 48 radio and 83 local and regional television channels (list).

In Geneva, the Léman bleu channel regularly broadcasts current affairs in Geneva and allows you to follow live sessions of the Canton Parliament and the City of Geneva’s Municipal Council. 

 La Télé VD/Fribourg TV : regional television network

Television Network

Tenants in Geneva are not entitled to demand their landlord to install television networks. On the other hand, if the tenant wishes, they may install a connection themselves by paying the fees at their own expense 

Reception licence fee

Any person who possesses a radio or television receiver must announce this to the licence fee collection agency Billag and pay a reception licence fee.


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