Market share

Market share of broadband connections in Switzerland

DSL/FTTx providers are still way ahead of the cable network operators when it comes to Internet access. At the end of 2019, just over 71% of users were connected via a telecoms operator (2,838,000 connections), while 29% were connected via a cable operator (1,157,000 connections).

Total Broadband in CH 2019
(incl. fibre connections)

Sources: Providers, Suissedigital, ComCom

Looking at broadband providers as a whole (CATV, DSL and FTTx), Swisscom remains far ahead of its closest competitors with a market share of 50.9% at the end of 2019.

The alternative telecoms providers had a combined market share of 20.2% at the end of 2019, with Sunrise accounting for 12.4%. As far as the cable network operators are concerned, UPC has a market share of 16.5%, while the other CATV operators together account for 12.4%.

* The above figures for broadband connections in Switzerland include Swisscom's customers who are supplied via an FTTH/B connection as well as via hybrid fibre and copper technologies (FTTC and FTTS), plus the customers of alternative providers who use the network of the historic provider or the public utilities infrastructure.  

Last modification 03.06.2020

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