Basis of preparation

The consolidated financial statements of Swisscom have been prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and in compliance with the provisions of Swiss law. The reporting period covers twelve months. The consolidated financial statements are presented in Swiss francs (CHF). Unless otherwise indicated, all amounts are stated in millions of Swiss francs. The balance sheet is classified according to maturities. Assets and liabilities due within one year are classified as current. The income statement is classified based upon the nature of the income/expense. The consolidated financial statements have been prepared on the historical cost basis, unless a Standard or Interpretation prescribes another measurement basis for a particular caption in the consolidated financial statements.