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11/06/2018 | 10:40 CEST | Phonak

Did you know? Phonak ComCom plays a critical role on the soccer field

Referees and linesmen decide how a match unfolds. The better the neutral parties communicate with one other, the less problematic the match will be. Phonak ComCom, the ultra-light, comfortable communication headset, guarantees a smooth exchange of information – even at high noise levels.


Referees must decide quickly. A smooth and impartial exchange of information is therefore essential. Phonak ComCom ensures fast and reliable communication between linesmen and referees – even under the most extreme conditions.

Phonak ComCom’s built-in loudspeakers transmit information even at very high noise levels. They easily drown out chanting fans, vuvuzela orchestras or barrages of boosThe built-in Elektret microphone, which is connected to the ear piece via a boom, picks up the voice close to the mouth.It suppresses disruptive noise and transmits acoustic information from a special full-duplex radio system.

The eShell by Phonak ComCom weighs just 1.8 grams. Based on a custom-made ear moulding, itadapts perfectly to its wearer’s ear and stays in place even during fast movements and poor weather conditions.

The modular construction allows all electronic parts to be exchanged easily among the users.

Phonak ComCom helps to ensure fairness on the pitch, the smooth course of matches, fair decisions and, last but not least, also the referees’ safety.This applies to the most important international soccer championships,  and to any place where reliable, undisrupted and fast information exchange is essential.

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About Phonak 

In 2017, Phonak, a member of the Sonova Group, proudly celebrated its 70th anniversary.

Headquartered near Zurich, Switzerland, Phonak, a member of the Sonova Group was created in 1947 out of a passion for taking on the most difficult hearing challenges. Seventy years later, this passion remains. As the industry’s leading provider, we offer the broadest portfolio of life-changing hearing solutions. From pediatric to profound hearing loss, we remain committed to creating hearing solutions that change people’s lives to thrive socially and emotionally. We believe in creating a world where ‘Life is on’ for everyone.


At Phonak, we believe that hearing well is essential to living life to the fullest. For 70 years, we’ve remained true to our mission, creating life-changing hearing solutions to help people thrive socially and emotionally.

Life is on.