On the occasion of the 41st EPRA meeting in Berne held on 13-15 May 2015, Mr. Roger Blum, Chairperson of the Independent Complaints Authority (ICA) and Mr. Philipp Metzger, Director General of the Federal Office for Communications (OFCOM) presented an overview of the Swiss Media Landscape.
This powerpoint presentation includes general information on the background for media regulation, a description of the media regulatory system and its authorities, a brief overview of the audiovisual public service and of theautelevision and radio broadcasting networks.
Switzerland is a federal country with a central media regulation system based on a state regulation authority - the Federal Office of Communication (OFCOM) which is in charge of the regulation of radio, TV, telecommunication and post (EPRA-member) and three independent public regulators:
The main features of the Swiss media system also include:
The presentation on the Swiss Media Landscape is attached to this news. For additional information, see also ICA and OFCOM Regulator Profiles and their respective websites.