New ideas. New methods.
New technologies – for 50 years.
Your requirements may often be diverse; that’s why our Swissphone solutions are diverse too.
At Swissphone, we offer a full range of comprehensive alerting solutions for a wide variety of industries and a broad range of tasks: whether it’s equipment and resources for blue light organisations such as police, fire and rescue services, or for public authorities and administrative bodies, healthcare, financial institutions, manufacturing and production facilities – to name just a few.
Headquartered in Samstagern near Zurich, Switzerland, Swissphone Wireless AG is an independent Swiss company with around 250 employees, founded in 1969. Swissphone specialises in the development and production of alerting solutions for blue-light organisations, comprehensive critical messaging solutions for business and the public sector. The group has subsidiaries in Germany, France, Austria and the USA.
Establishment of Swissphone by Erika and Helmut Köchler in Kloten, Switzerland.
Founding of the first subsidiary, Swissphone Telecommunications GmbH in Gundelfingen, Germany.
Founding of the second subsidiary, Swissphone SARL in Versailles, France.
Certification according to the ISO 9001 quality standard.
Accreditation as the first non-state inspection body for portable, mobile and fixed transmitting and receiving stations and wearable receiver devices.
Swissphone receives the first private licence for ‘private radio networks in Switzerland’ from the Swiss Federal Office of Communications.
Founding of the third subsidiary in Austria, Swissphone Austria GmbH in Vienna.
Development of the Hurricane voice, the world’s first digital voice receiver that converts text to speech.
Acquisition of All Wireless AG in Bern, Switzerland: The newly created Swissphone Wireless AG possesses the national paging network and is thereby employed by the state.
Acquisition of Wesser Informatik GmbH, one of the leading providers of system solutions for control centres: Wesser Informatik GmbH becomes Swissphone Systems GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany.
Successful installation and operation of a digital, satellite-based alerting network in Lower Austria.
Development of RES.Q, the first all-in-one alerting terminal that connects paging with GSM and GPS.
Certification according to the ISO 9001:2008 standard.
Awarded the Innovation Prize by the European Mobile Messaging Association (EMMA).
Founding of the sixth subsidiary, Swissphone LLC in Windsor, USA.
A world first: HURRICANE DUO, the first message receiver that simultaneously displays text and relays it over speakers. It is the first to comply with BOS approvals DME I, DME II and DME III. Customer Astrid opts for Swissphone pagers.
Development of the alerting network in South Tyrol begins: Establishment of a digital alerting system with two control and monitoring stations and installation of 54 POCSAG base stations and nine transmission units.
Development of the Multimaster network in the Celle region: Installation of 100 base stations, IDEA™ encryption with a long-term maintenance contract.
Development of the Multimaster network in the Soltau region: Installation of 73 base stations, IDEA™ encryption with a long-term maintenance contract.
Rhineland-Palatinate turns to Swissphone for digital alerting: The radio network features flexible transmission rates with the ability to control the baud rate as well as multi-frequency technology. The alerting solution consists of over 350 base stations for secure in-house supply, approximately 35,000 digital pagers and over 2,500 siren-call receivers.
The Swiss Federal Office of Communications extends the radio concession for the TELEPAGE paging network until 2020.
Swissphone Austria GmbH is successfully certified according to ISO 9001:2008.
Angelo Walter Saccoccia is the new CEO of Swissphone.
Launch of the s.QUAD: The new Swissphone pager impresses users with its functional design, outstanding reception, its volume and its waterproof housing.
The Köchler family, founders and former owners of Swissphone Wireless AG, have transferred ownership of the company to the current management team and a group of Swiss and German entrepreneurs, advised by Rigeto Unternehmerkapital GmbH.
With this strategic decision about sustainable succession, Swissphone has achieved yet another significant milestone.
This is also the year in which Swissphone is be celebrating its 50th anniversary.
An overview of the Swissphone Group management.
Swissphone Wireless AG
561 Garden Drive, Unit D
Windsor, CO 80550
Swissphone Austria GmbH
Dresdner Strasse 68/1/1
Swissphone Telecommunications GmbH
98bis, Boulevard de la Reine
Solution | Zurich | Switzerland | 2017
Alerting network | Prague | Czech Republick | 2001
Paging for Swedish Sea Rescue Society
Pager | Stockholm | Sweden | 2017
Alerting network & Pager | Cambridge | UK
DiCal Network | Palmer, Alaska | USA
Black Hawk County
DiCal Network | Waterloo, Iowa | USA
Pager | Weaverville, California | USA
Pager | Ashville, North Carolina | USA
Pagers| Heber City , Utha | USA
Pagers&Networks| Sheffield, Yorkshire | UK
Pagers&Networks| Karachi | Pakistan