La Première (Switzerland)

La Première (stylised La 1ère; English: The First) is the first French-language radio station in Switzerland, owned by RTS Radio Télévision Suisse. It began broadcasting in 1922 as the first overall radio station in Switzerland and only the third radio station to launch in Europe. Its programming is general, cultural and musical, its studios are located in Lausanne.

La Première
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Broadcast areaSwitzerland
OwnerRTS Radio Télévision Suisse
First air date
30 September 1922
Webcast[1], [2]


La Première is broadcast in Switzerland via FM, DAB, satellite radio (Hot Bird), cable radio and the Internet. Some programmes are provided as a podcast.

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Coordinates: 46°32′15″N 6°39′10″E / 46.537595°N 6.652737°E / 46.537595; 6.652737