As a subsidiary and multimedia competence centre of SRG SSR, SWISS TXT has accompanied Switzerland into an increasingly complex digital future – from consulting to implementation.
The Federal Council issues the TELETEXT concession on 19 December. Schweizerische Teletext AG founded on 23 December.
The TELETEXT service starts operations on SF DRS.
The French service starts on TSR.
The Italian service starts on TSI.
Start of live subtitling.
The golden age
First live subtitles for «Tagesschau» on SF DRS.
One million TELETEXT readers per day.
Introduction of a news service for pagers.
First appearance on the Internet (teletext.ch).
SMS news service for Swisscom, Orange and diAx.
New viewer record in the first quarter: 1'147 million per day (source: Telecontrol, Publica Data).
Relaunch of teletext.ch, introduction of the Black Box (1:1 mirroring of TELETEXT).
New viewer record in first quarter: 1.3 million per day.
User record, 21 August: Over 1.8 million people looked up information about flooding in Switzerland on Teletext.
User record on TELETEXT, 19 February: More than 2.2 million people turned to Teletext for information about the Olympics in Turin.
Full transfer of the news studios to the SRG SSR business units: introduction of the TELETEXT mobile website.
Introduction of the iPhone application.
Introduction of the Windows 7 Phone application; new all-time user record: 2,267 million users on election day.
New launch of the startpage no. 100 with new advertising forms.
Relaunch of the teletext.ch website.
Technical development of SRF+, RTS+ and RSI+. Relaunch of m.txt.ch.
Technical development of the Sochi player, technical development of the FIFA WM player, redesign of teletext.ch.
J.S. Bach-Foundation VoD platform, SRG sport results centre.
Technical development of RTR+, new positioning and adaptation of the company name in SWISS TXT AG, first playout of audiodescription for RSI, strategic partnership with Kaltura
Relaunch HbbTV, interactive video player, online speech-to-text reporters, shared content portal SRG, automated broadcasting for Welt der Wunder TV
Cloud-based live subtitles for MTG TV Norway. Hybrid cloud services with clavisIT. Livestreaming of Football World Cup and Olympic Games. Start of Speech-to-text services.
SWISS TXT becomes SRG SSR's competence center for ICT and Access Services. Development of shared content platform for SRG. Start of interactive video services. Demonstration of HELIOS project's video exchange platform.ty.