The COVID-19 pandemic has shown just how essential telecommunications infrastructures are to maintaining business activity and social contact. While the need for broadband and the number of connections made has risen sharply during the crisis, to save money many people put off buying new devices.
The mobile telephony market is saturated, so the number of customers remained more or less stable. The COVID 19 crisis has had no noticeable effect here. By contrast, the Sunrise-UPC merger may reshuffle things on the Swiss telecoms market in the future.
ComCom's Activity Report firstly provides an overview of individual aspects of the mobile and fixed network markets, as this is likely to be of interest to a broader section of the public.
After a brief look at future developments, the report then examines the composition and activities of the Commission in 2020.