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Confindustria Radio Televisioni (CRTV) is the association of Italian radio and television broadcasters.

Established in June 2013, CRTV among its members includes Italy’s major national broadcasters: CN Media (Radio KISS KISS), Discovery Italy, Elemedia (GEDI), Giglio Group, Gruppo 24Ore (Radio24), HSE24, La7, Mediaset, Persidera, Prima TV, QVC Italy, Radio Italia, Rai, RDS – Radio Dimensione Suono, Rete Blu, RTL 102,500 Hit Radio, Tivù, Viacom International Media Networks Italy. Major local TV and radio broadcasters are represented in CRTV through the Association of Local Televisions and the Association of Local Radios FRT. Aggregated members include satellite operator Eutelsat Italia and DNG-Digital News Gathering.

All major categories of the broadcasting industry are represented in CRTV: public and private broadcasters, national and local broadcasters as well as platform and network operators. The sector has overall revenue of about 10 billion euros and a workforce of approximately 90,000 employees, of which about 30,000 direct (CRTV estimates).

CRTV’s goal is to represent the broadcasting industry as a whole at institutional, legislative and contractual level. In this last regard, CRTV signs the national collective labour agreement for the employees of private radio and television companies with trade unions SLC CGIL, CISL and FISTel UILCOM.

CRTV is member of Auditel, is associated at IAP (Institute of Advertising Self-Regulation). CRTV also has representatives within the following bodies: Comitato Media e Minori (Media and Children Committee, MISE), Comitato Consultivo Permanente per il Diritto d’Autore (Permanent Consultative Committee for Copyright, MIBAC), Comitato per lo Sviluppo dell’Offerta Legale delle Opere Digitali (Committee for the Development and Protection of Legal offer of Digital Works, AGCOM). At international level CRTV is member of the Association of European Radios (AER).

CRTV collaborates on a regular basis with all relevant ministries, institutions and regulators at national and European Union level, and with international organizations and institutions. CRTV’s goal is to guarantee and promote the growth of radio and TV industry based on fair competition, equal access and respect of users’ rights.