About Us

World Radio Switzerland (WRS) is the only mainstream English-language radio station in Switzerland and the Swiss partner of the BBC.


You can listen to us on DAB+ in Zurich, Geneva, Vaud, Lucerne, Basel, Zug, and Winterthur, and we’re growing all the time so you can expect us in other regions soon. You can stream WRS worldwide and there’s multiple options for this. Try out our live web player or download the WRS app. Whether you’re an iPhone or Android user, we’ve got you covered. Do you already have a major radio streaming app? We’re probably on it. Search for World Radio Switzerland.

We’re on-air 24/7 with live shows, the BBC World Service, local contributors, competitions, and top US and UK music hits. The radio station and accompanying digital platforms are the premier resources for the international and the English-speaking communities in Deutschschweiz and the Suisse Romande.

Can you believe how fast 20 years whizzes by? WRS began broadcasting in 1996 as “World Radio Geneva”. Now we have a weekly audience of over 175,000 Anglophone and Swiss listeners. Curious for more? Read up on the history of WRS.

WRS is privately owned by Anglo Media Group SA and is a commercial radio station.

Find out more about DAB+ and your options for listening to WRS on our Ways to Listen page.




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