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Type radio and television
Country Iceland
Availability National; international (selected programmes via the Internet); satellite Thor 5
Founded by Kingdom of Iceland
Owner Republic of Iceland
Key people Magnús Geir Þórðarson, CEO
Launch date 1930 (incorporation)
1930 (radio)
1966 (television)
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Company information in English

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.

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