Media releases & News
SRG SSR reaffirms its support for the Visions du Réel festival
The year 2020 will go down in history, and in the history of audiovisual production in particular. Forced to reinvent itself due to a lack of spectators, in just a few weeks, the Visions du Réel festival is back in a redesigned version from 15 to 25 April for audiences who love reality cinema. SRG SSR has reiterated its commitment to Visions du Réel and is giving its full support to this festival, which is an essential part of the international documentary film landscape.
Hackdays 2021: Changing media consumption
The sixth edition of the SRG Hackdays will take place entirely online on 25 and 26 March 2021. We are looking for developers, media producers, designers, media users, data scientists, UX-experts, educationalists and any other bright mind who wants to be part of shaping technological development of media consumption.
Radio stations plan to phase out FM broadcasting in 2022/2023
The radio industry has agreed to implement the migration from FM to digital broadcasting via DAB+ in 2022 and 2023. The SRG SSR will switch off its FM transmitters in August 2022 and the private radio stations by January 2023 at the latest.
A digital journey through the history of SRG
SRG, the "Swiss Broadcasting Corporation", was founded almost 90 years ago. Since then, it has undergone many transformations and mastered major challenges. All these events have been compiled and added to "The SRG SSR timeline" on the SRG website (srgssr.ch). They are illustrated with images from the central archives of the General Management, which are well worth seeing.
Hackdays 2020 rescheduled to the autumn
Coronavirus also impacts Hackdays. The event will be rescheduled to the autumn.
How the Swiss are moving back to the mountains
Two-thirds of Switzerland is mountainous, but many people leave Alpine regions since jobs are scarce. Could the digital revolution change that? Meet people who have found ways to live in the mountains thanks to modern infrastructure.
3 September is Digital Day!
Digital Day will be held on 3 September 2019 and is designed to boost Switzerland as a «hub of innovation» by organising nationwide expos, courses, stage shows, talks, opportunities to have a say and start-up pitches on this year’s topic of «life-long learning». We have to learn how to deal with the changes that digitalisation brings in order to benefit from it.
Digitalisation – what is SRG’s current position?
The digital transformation can be felt in every area of SRG, be it music, archives or programming. The following examples are intended to show how the company is currently responding to digitalisation.
Digitalisation – where is SRG headed?
The following examples are intended to show how the objectives of the Enterprise and Services Strategy 2019-2020 on digitalisation are to be achieved.
SWI swissinfo.ch is 20 years old
SWI swissinfo.ch is 20 years old today. It still fulfills the same mission as its former avatar Swiss Radio International (SRI) but by means that barely existed two decades ago.