History

    • Double victory: Sunrise offers the best service and is once again the winner of the connect mobile shop test
    • In collaboration with its strategic partner Huawei, Sunrise opened the first 5G Joint Innovation Center in Europe, so that the two companies can work together to research and develop 5G applications for both the private and business sectors.
    • "CTO of the Year": Elmar Grasser honored for the most wide-ranging 5G launch in Europe
    • Sunrise TV neo – the future of television begins today
    • "5G for People" has started: First Sunrise customers are using 5G
     
    • At LAAX: Sunrise goes live with the world’s first standardized 5G network at a ski resort
    • Unlimited Mobile Workplace: Sunrise makes the mobile office the center of its B2B strategy
    • Sunrise puts Switzerland’s first 5G antenna in into operation and champions "5G for People"
    • The best of summer roaming is here: Unlimited surfing abroad at no extra charge
    • Sunrise offers the best service and is the test winner of the connect Shop Test 2018
    • A world-first: Sunrise and Huawei reach the fastest 5G connection in Switzerland
    • The "connect" mobile network test: Sunrise wins again
    • BILANZ Telecom Rating 2017 confirms: Sunrise offers the best mobile communications
    • Sunrise positions itself as “The Unlimited Company” and launches Sunrise One: the first converged bundle offer with no limits to digital access
    • Sunrise achieves highest score ever in a connect mobile network test and is first to be rated ‘OUTSTANDING’ in a network test and wins in the category „mobile network“ as well as in „mobile internet“
    • Sunrise successfully recertificated as a Cisco Gold Partner
    • Peter Kurer elected as new Chairman of the Board of Directors of Sunrise Communications Group
    • Olaf Swantee appointed new CEO of Sunrise
    • Sunrise Communications Group AG was listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange on February 6, 2015
    • Sunrise signs a cooperation agreement for the roll-out of several hundred 4G antenna in Switzerland
    • Sunrise introduces the new Sunrise Internet Box and is setting new standards in the Swiss market
    • Sunrise enters into a strategic partnership with Microsoft and launches “Microsoft OneDrive for Business”
    • Sunrise launches Sunrise Smart TV
    • Sunrise wins Tamedia as business customer
    • Customer service key performance data published
    • Sunrise is breaking new ground in mobile communications with Sunrise Freedom
    • Sunrise Home: the new flexible offer for landline, internet and TV
    • Roaming rates reduced by 39 percent
    • Libor Voncina appointed new CEO of Sunrise Communications AG
    • Sunrise welcomes its 50,000th Sunrise TV customer
    • 4G/LTE: mobile high-speed Internet for all Sunrise customers
    • Sunrise Communications AG acquires Lebara GmbH and Ortel Mobile
    • Sunrise improves its customer service
    • MTV mobile now available for customers up to age 30
    • Sunrise expands its business in fiber-optic technology services
    • 2013 connect network test shows Sunrise is the rising star of the year
    • Sunrise welcomes its 100,000th MTV mobile customer
    • A new generation of television: Sunrise TV stirs up the market
    • Entire network infrastructure modernized with new technology partner
    • Sunrise and syndicom establish industrial relations by sealing collective agreement
    • sunrise24.ch, Switzerland's cheapest postpaid flat-rate offer, launched with first low-price guarantee
    • Sunrise launches the LTE high-speed network
    • Sunrise launches exclusive offer of Samsung Galaxy Nexus starting at CHF 1
    • Sunrise and NextiraOne seal deal to purchase NextiraOne Switzerland
    • Sunrise Communications AG and Telefónica enter into sweeping partnership agreement
    • Sunrise counts more than 250,000 unbundled lines
    • Sunrise launches the new Business Sunrise sub-brand for business customers
    • Dr. Dominik Koechlin becomes new Chairman of the Board of Directors
    • CVC CAPITAL PARTNERS purchases Sunrise from TDC for CHF 3.3 billion
    • Sunrise and 20 Minuten newspaper launch mobile offer
    • Sunrise and MTV launch offer for young target market
    • Sunrise and Finecom enter into MVNO partnership
    • The unbundling of Swiss households continues: Sunrise counts its 200,000th ULL customer
    • Oliver Steil is the new CEO of Sunrise
    • Competition Commission forbids merger between Sunrise and Orange
    • France Telecom and TDC plan to merge Sunrise and Orange Switzerland
    • Sunrise launches first complete household flat rate in Switzerland
    • Sunrise achieves turnaround in 2009 fiscal year and passes the CHF 2 billion sales threshold
    • Sunrise opens its 80th Shop in Zurich-Wiedikon
    • Sunrise sells former Tele2 mobile network sites to In&Phone
    • France Telecom and TDC agree to merge Orange Switzerland and Sunrise, creating the leading challenger in the Swiss telecommunications market
    • Sunrise launches Red Bull MOBILE in Switzerland
    • Sunrise operates the first purely optical image network for SRG SSR idée suisse
    • Sunrise opens 18 shops and creates 100 new jobs
    • Sunrise gains 584,000 new customers and invests CHF 205 million
    • Sunrise launches mobile subscriptions with flat rates and the first mobile subscriptions in Switzerland without a mobile phone subsidy
    • Sunrise launches the first prepaid flat rate on the Swiss market
    • Sunrise acquires Tele2, the third-largest landline network provider in Switzerland
    • Sunrise launches the first Last Mile unbundled offers
    • Sunrise increases the number of direct Sunrise points of sale (Sunrise centers) from 40 to 55
    • Sunrise sells SBC and outsources network construction and maintenance to Alcatel-Lucent
    • Sunrise launches T@KE AWAY. The affordably priced mobile broadband offer becomes a trendsetter and is copied by competitors
    • Sunrise gets a new corporate design and simplifies its range of offers. The company uses the name Sunrise Communications AG again
    • Deregulation of “Last Mile”: For the first time, Telecommunications Services Act allows private telecommunications companies to offer “unbundled” products and services for domestic lines. Sunrise begins installing the necessary technical infrastructure throughout Switzerland
    • Christoph Brand becomes CEO of TDC Switzerland AG
    • Sunrise and Tele2 draw up a national roaming agreement
    • Jesper Theill Eriksen becomes CEO of TDC Switzerland AG
    • Sunrise and Cablecom agree on a strategic partnership in mobile telecommunications
    • Sunrise launches mobile broadband services
    • Sunrise acquires Ascom Business Communication Schweiz, which then becomes Sunrise Business Communication (SBC)
    • TDC Switzerland launches the yallo brand as its first “no frills” offer for low-cost mobile telecommunications and SMS
    • Hans Peter Baumgartner becomes CEO of TDC Switzerland AG
    • Total revenue of TDC Switzerland AG exceeds CHF 2 billion for the first time
    • Sunrise launches its multimedia messaging service (MMS)
    • Sunrise introduces broadband offers with ADSL technology to the market
    • diAx merges with Sunrise. The company is called TDC Switzerland AG; the new joint brand is Sunrise
    • Kim Frimer becomes CEO of Sunrise Communications AG
    • dSpeed, diAx’s sister company, purchases a UMTS license at the lowest bid of CHF 50 million
    • Tele Danmark acquires a majority holding in Newtelco and diAx. The two companies merge into Sunrise Communications AG
    • Sunrise becomes the first Swiss provider of Internet and voice services at the local rate. diAx launches GSM mobile communications
    • British Telecom and Tele Danmark become partners and investors at Newtelco and launch the Sunrise brand
    • Switzerland’s six largest electricity companies, Atel, BKW, CKW, EGL, EOS, and NOK, found diAx
    • SBB, UBS and Migros found Newtelco AG