Alliance Partner Profile: Sunrise Communications AG

Headquarter of Sunrise Communications Group AG

Headquarter of Sunrise Communications Group AG © Source: https://www.sunrise.ch/de/corporate-communications/medien/media-center.html

 

Company
Sunrise Communications AG

Logo

Sunrise Communications AG

Headquartered in
Zürich Oerlikon (Switzerland)

No. of countries operating in
1 (2018)

Countries operating in
Switzerland

No. of employees
1645.4 (FTE 2017)

No. of customers
3.4 million customer relationships (2017)

No. of revenues in US Dollar
1’854 Mio. CHF (2017)

Company Backgrounder
Sunrise Communications Group AG (Sunrise) is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange in Zurich and is the leading challenger in the Swiss telecommunications market. Sunrise is the largest non state-controlled telecommunications company in Switzerland, offering its mobile, Internet, TV and landline services to private and business customers. Sunrise offers the best mobile network in Switzerland (connect mobile network test 1/2018) providing the best geographic 4G/LTE coverage across 95% of Switzerland and 99.98% of the population. Sunrise offers 4.5G/LTE advanced with up to 900 Mbit/s in the five biggest Swiss cities already. Sunrise benefits from an 11,800 km nationwide state-of-the-art fibre network backbone. On the fixed side, Sunrise reaches over 90% of households in Switzerland with its fully-invested LLU network. The company offers the most advanced fiber technologies, such as vectoring, FTTS, FTTB and FTTH, thanks to its long-term agreement with the incumbent, SFN and local utilities.

Main business areas
Sunrise offers mobile, Internet, TV and landline services to private and business customers

Market position
Sunrise is the largest non state-controlled telecommunications company in Switzerland

CEO profile

Olaf Swantee, Chief Executive Officer, Sunrise Communications Group AG

Olaf Swantee, Chief Executive Officer, Sunrise Communications Group AG

Olaf Swantee is CEO at Sunrise since May 2016. He spent his early career in IT, before moving into telecommunications at Orange. He became Executive Vice-President at Orange-France Telecom and sat on the EE board before taking over as Chief Executive. During H1 2014, he has accepted a non-executive board role in Legal & General, one of the largest financial services companies in the FTSE 100. He transformed EE from a joint venture of a #3 and #4 into an industry leader and increased its enterprise value by 4B£. The company was sold to BT in the beginning of Feb. 2015 for 12.5B£. Olaf was named CEO of the Year at the World Communication Awards in 2013.

Main Website
https://www.sunrise.ch/en/business-clients/branchen-und-loesungen/business-startseite.html

Website with specific ngena content / SD-WAN product offering
tbc.

Social Media Links
Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/sunrise/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/Sunrise_de
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/BusinessSunrise
xing: https://www.xing.com/companies/sunrisecommunicationsag
facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Sunrise.Business.CH/

Blog
https://www.sunrise.ch/de/spotlight/uebersicht.html

Recent awards & recognitions
Bilanz Telecom Rating 2016, 2017 and 2018: Sunrise is the best universal provider for SMEs and private customers.
Winner in the “connect” mobile network test 2017, 2018, with a record high rating.

Last updated: October 30, 2018