Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen

Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen (SRF) serves the public with a wide range of high-quality programmes. The company promotes the free formation of opinion by providing comprehensive and relevant information, conveying cultural values and educating and entertaining the public. With its main studios in Zurich, Basel and Berne and regional studios in Aarau, Chur, Lucerne and St. Gallen, SRF strengthens its roots in the broadcasting area. SRF also has a global network of 60 correspondents who gather information on the ground and provide first-hand background information and assessments. SRF is SRG's largest business unit, comprising a total of 17 radio and 7 television programmes as well as supplementary websites and teletext services for four language regions. As a non-profit company, SRG is financed around 75 per cent by licence fees and around 25 per cent by commercial revenues. It is politically and economically independent.