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RAI – Radiotelevisione italiana[1] (Italian pronunciation: [ˈrai ˌradjoteleviˈzjoːne itaˈljaːna]); mainly known as Rai since 2000 and it was known until 1954 as Radio Audizioni Italiane,[2] is the national public broadcasting company of Italy.

It is owned by the Ministry of Economy and Finance. It is one of the biggest broadcasters in Italy.[3]

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  1. "Rai.it - Il gruppo Rai". www.rai.it. Retrieved 2017-12-25.
  2. Originally a distinction was made in Italian between wireless telegraphy (radiofonia) and wireless telephony (radioaudizione circolare). The latter term has now fallen into disuse. La radio in Italia cronologia Archived 18 October 2017 at the Wayback Machine (in Italian) Retrieved on 2007-11-28
  3. Pusterla, Sabrina (27 November 2018). "The Italian Television System Explained". Italics Magazine. Retrieved 3 July 2019.