Radio Télévision Suisse

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RTS Radio Télévision Suisse
Type Broadcast, radio, television and online
Country   Switzerland
Availability Switzerland, online
Founded 1 January 2010; 6 years ago (2010-01-01)
TV stations RTS Un, RTS Deux, RTS Info
Radio stations La 1ère, Espace 2, Couleur 3, Option Musique
Broadcast area
French Switzerland
Parent SRG SSR
Key people
Gilles Marchand, Gilles Pache
Former names
RSR Radio Suisse Romande, TSR Télévision Suisse Romande
Official website
http://www.rts.ch

The RTS Radio Télévision Suisse is a Swiss public broadcasting organisation, part of SRG SSR. RTS handles production and broadcasting of radio and television programming in French for Switzerland. It was created on 1 January 2010 by a merger of Radio Suisse Romande and Télévision Suisse Romande.

History[edit]

The first evening programme to be broadcast in colour on Télévision suisse romande was broadcast in 1968.[1]

Future[edit]

The tower of the Radio Télévision Suisse in Geneva.

While keeping its headquarters in Geneva, Radio Télévision Suisse plans to move its Lausanne-based radio headquarters to a new building on the Lausanne campus in 2019–2020.[2][3]

Broadcasting[edit]

Radio[edit]

Radio Suisse Romande (RSR) is the area of RTS in charge of production and broadcasting of radio programming in French for Switzerland.

Television[edit]

Television Suisse Romande (TSR) is the area of RTS in charge of production and distribution of television programming in French for Switzerland.

Notes et references[edit]

  1. ^ (French) Sonia Arnal, "C'est l'autre (la vraie ?) révolution de 1968 : la TV couleur débarque en Suisse", Allez savoir !, no. 42, September 2008.
  2. ^ Nicolas Dufour, "La RTS a des vues sur le campus lausannois", Le Temps, Saturday 15 June 2013 (page visited on 29 June 2013).
  3. ^ "Vers un transfert des activités de la RTS à Lausanne sur le site de l'EPFL", www.rts.ch, 17 December 2013 (page visited on 17 December 2013 ).

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