About local.ch & search.ch

Facts & Figures

Just find it. Whether you're looking for addresses and telephone numbers for individuals or companies, trying to find out the opening times of a business, booking a table at your favourite restaurant, organising a weekend away at an idyllic location on our online Swiss map, looking for ideas for family excursions in the Local Guide, or taking advantage of special offers on the local.ch and search.ch apps, you're sure to be inspired by local.ch and search.ch. The directories are available on your mobile (local.ch appsearch.ch app), online (www.local.chwww.search.ch) and as a phone book (Local Guide).

local.ch and search.ch were consolidated under the auspices of Swisscom Directories AG on 1 July 2015. However, local.ch and search.ch still appear as independent brands on the market. Swisscom Directories AG is co-owned by Swisscom AG (69%) and Tamedia AG (31%).

Do you have any questions regarding the merger of local.ch and search.ch? Learn more here.

Facts & figures  

  • Employees: approx. 830
  • Locations: Zurich, Bern, Sion, Gland
  • We receive more than four million hits from various devices (unique clients) on our www.local.ch and www.search.ch online services every month. Both services are among the most-used websites in Switzerland (source: Net-Metrix-Audit, 2015).
  • With a combined total of some five million downloads, the local.ch and search.ch apps for smartphones and tablets are among the most popular and most-used apps in Switzerland.
  • 54% of Swiss people use the printed "Local Guide" (source: WEMF (advertising media research agency) / MACH Consumer 2013).