Radio Algeria

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Algerian Radio, or Radio Algérienne; in Arabic: المؤسسة العمومية للبث الإذاعي‎)
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Owner Entreprise nationale de radiodiffusion sonore

The Entreprise nationale de radiodiffusion sonore (ENRS, the National Sound Broadcasting Company, Algerian Radio, or Radio Algérienne; in Arabic: المؤسسة العمومية للبث الإذاعي‎) is Algeria's state-owned[1] public radio broadcasting organization.[2][3]

Formed in 1986 when the previous Algerian Radio and Television company (established in 1962) was split into four enterprises,[4] it produces three national radio channels:

There are also two thematic radios (Radio Culture and Radio Coran), one international station (Radio Algérie Internationale broadcasting on shortwave via the Issoudun, France relay station[5], and 46 local stations (Radio El Bahia, Radio Soummam, etc.).

The ENRS is a member of the European Broadcasting Union.[6]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Annual Business Economic and Political Review: Algeria[permanent dead link], Oxford Business Group, 11 November 2008, accessed 23 December 2008
  2. ^ Zawya Business Information, accessed 23 December 2008
  3. ^ | RadioAlgerie.dz/rai
  4. ^ ESIS Alternative networks: Algeria, accessed 23 December 2008
  5. ^ Blog.JMB.mx "Radio Algeria"
  6. ^ EBU members' list, accessed 23 December 2008