ewl and Swisscom sign cooperation agreement for Lucerne fibre-optic network

Over the next five years, Lucerne will is to get a city-wide fibre-optic network which extends to the home following the signature by ewl energie wasser luzern and Swisscom of the final cooperation agreement


Free-to-air mobile TV as a network offload strategy for mobile operators

Recently Swisscom made the decision to drop its DVB-H mobile TV service, citing a lack of compatible handsets as the reason behind its lack of success. Swisscom has opted to provide a subscription service, broadcast over high speed 3G networks opening up the service to smartphone and laptop users. However, the free-to-air mobile TV model has emerged globally as a compelling way to drive mobile TV forward. This approach also provides operators with an offload strategy to reduce the impact of data traffic on their networks