Icelandic public broadcaster

RÚV (Icelandic: Ríkisútvarpið) is the national public-service broadcasting organization of the Republic of Iceland. It runs two television stations (Rúv 1, which broadcasts all the time, and Rúv 2, which only broadcasts special events from inside and outside Iceland) and three radio stations (Rás 1, Rás 2 and Rondó). It broadcasts only in the Icelandic language.

Typeradio and television
AvailabilityNational; international (selected programmes via the Internet); satellite Thor 5
Foundedby Kingdom of Iceland
OwnerRepublic of Iceland
Key peopleMagnús Geir Þórðarson, CEO
Launch date1930 (incorporation)
1930 (radio)
1966 (television)
Official websitewww.ruv.is
Company information in English

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