AVRO

AVRO, short for Algemene Vereniging Radio Omroep ("General Association of Radio Broadcasting"), was a Dutch public broadcasting association operating within the framework of the Nederlandse Publieke Omroep system. It was the first public broadcaster in the Netherlands. In 2014 AVRO merged with fellow broadcaster TROS to form AVROTROS.[1]

AVRO
Country
Licence area
Netherlands
HeadquartersHilversum, Netherlands
Broadcast area
Netherlands
ParentAVROTROS
Established8 July 1923 (1923-07-08)
Launch date
1923 (1923) (first broadcast of NSF)
1927 (1927) (foundation of AVRO)
Dissolved7 September 2014 (2014-09-07)
Former names
Hilversumsche Draadlooze Omroep (1923-1927)
Algemeene Nederlandsche Radio Omroep and Nederlandsche Omroep Vereeniging (1927)
Official website
avro.nl
Replaced byAVROTROS