|In CHF million, except where indicated||2018||2017||Change|
|IT, Network & Infrastructure||159||167||–4.8%|
|Other Operating Segments||907||850||6.7%|
|Revenue from external customers 2||11,714||11,662||0.4%|
|Operating income before depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA)|
|IT, Network & Infrastructure||(1,166)||(1,250)||–6.7%|
|Other Operating Segments||186||180||3.3%|
|Reconciliation item pension cost 3||(60)||(92)||–34.8%|
|Operating income before depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) 2||4,213||4,295||–1.9%|
1 Including intersegment recharges of services performed by other network providers.
2 Swisscom has applied IFRS 15 “Revenue from Contracts with Customers”
since 1 January 2018. The prior year’s figures have not been adjusted. If
IFRS 15 had not been applied, net revenue in 2018 would be CHF 5 million
lower (Swisscom Switzerland CHF –9 million; Fastweb CHF +4 million)
and EBITDA CHF 43 million higher (Swisscom Switzerland CHF +12 million;
Fastweb CHF +31 million).
3 Operating income of segments includes ordinary employer contributions as pension fund expense. The difference to the pension cost according to IAS 19 is recognised as a reconciliation item.
Segment expense comprises direct costs, personnel expenses and other operating costs less capitalised costs of self-constructed assets and other income. Segment expense includes ordinary employer contributions as pension fund expense. The difference between the ordinary employer contributions and the past service cost under IAS 19 is reported as a reconciliation item between the operating incomes of the segments and Group operating income.