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Österreichischer Rundfunk
Type Television and radio network
Country Austria
Availability Austria
(and also parts of Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Liechtenstein, Slovakia, Slovenia and Switzerland)
Slogan ORF. Wie wir. (in English ORF. Like us.)
Headquarters Vienna
Owner Government of Austria
Key people Alexander Wrabetz
(Director General)
Launch date 1 August 1955; 65 years ago (1955-08-01)
Former names Ravag (Radio Verkehrs AG)

Österreichischer Rundfunk (shortened to ORF, literally, Austrian Broadcasting Corporation) is the name for the state-controlled media agency producing radio and tv programmes. In 2015, it produced four nationwide tv channels, 9 regional tv stations in Austria, plus one in Bozen. There are also three nationwide radio channels, plus a number of regional ones. It also takes part in 3sat, a cultural programme and ARTE.

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