ERR is the Estonian Public Broadcasting company. Our mission is to offer best quality journalism and wide range of public media services in Estonia.
We produce professional and innovative content that is independent and trustworthy. With our diverse content we address and connect everyone. ERR is the most trusted media company and one of the most trusted public institutions in Estonia.
Estonian Public Broadcasting (in Estonian Eesti Rahvusringhääling abbreviated as ERR) is a legal person in the public law. It was formed on 1 June 2007 pursuant to the Estonian Public Broadcasting Act, passed by the Estonian Parliament on 18 January 2007, which merged the two formerly separate public service TV and Radio organisations. ERR is a legal successor of Eesti Televisioon and Eesti Raadio, thus assuming all their rights and obligations.
ERR is the member of European Broadcasting Union (EBU).
We fulfill our mission across
- our television services including 67 year old main TV channel ETV, the most watched TV channel and most loved media brand in Estonia (established in 1955); culture and children oriented ETV2; and russian-language TV channel ETV+ created in 2015.
- our radio services including the most listened radio channel in Estonia Vikerraadio providing daily informatio; youth and new music-oriented Raadio 2; stable and highly valued Klassikaraadio offering high quality classical and world music; russian-language Raadio 4 with highest audience numbers within non-Estonian speaking community in the country. ERR also has radio drama division.
- our online services including streaming, catch-up and FVOD television and radio content, online news, theme portals and archives.
ETV is our main and general interest TV channel that has informed and entertained the audience since 1955. Also today it is the most watched and loved TV channel and media brand in the country. It offers a wide range of different TV shows from news and current affairs as well as big events, sports, culture and entertainment, complimented by a well chosen acquisitions programme.
ETV2 was founded in 2008 and offers deep look at culture and dedicated programming for children and younger teens, carefully selected films, documentaries and TV series, also strong presence of sports. It is a channel for viewers with broader culture interest.
ETV+ is the public service russian language TV channel, started in 2015. The TV channels offers information, talk-shows, entertainment and acquisitions programming to the russian speaking community in Estonia with the focus on local news, culture and events.
Vikerraadio is the radio programme with the largest audience in Estonia. This speech radio the offers wide coverage of daily news, analysis, talk-shows, education, science and cultural programming as well as live transmissions from big events and sports paying attention to all age and interest groups.
Raadio 2 offers content for open-minded and active listeners covering activities of young, talented people, promoting new Estonian pop music and the channel is also a home for different musical subcultures in the country.
Klassikaraadio broadcasts wide range of concerts and cultural events from jazz to folk to classical music. It is a 70% music radio with 30% speech programming on culture topics and news.
Raadio 4 is the largest russian-speaking radio programme in Estonia. For more than 25 years, this speech radio has helped to integrate the russian-speaking community into the Estonian society offering information, news, analytical programmes and a variety of different thematical radio shows including programmes in other national minority languages in Estonia.
Raadio Tallinn is a regional FM and online radio offering high quality easy-listening music and news. In the evenings it brodcasts BBC and RFI programmes.
ERR Radio Theater creates works with modern audio aesthetics for ERR radio programmes, records Estonian actors' voices and introduces and develops original radio dramas. The Radio Theater is almost the only one of its kind in Estonia which has the requisite professional skills to create auditory works and exceptional sound.
ERR.ee provides news, analysis and develops further the current affairs content of TV and radio programmes. The thematic portals enrich news media content with opinion, culture, science and quality entertainment. ERR operates news portals in estonian, russian and english language.
Jupiter platform, launched in 2020, is the newest addition to ERR services and simplifies and diversifies the options for consuming ERR content. Jupiter web services, mobile and TV applications bring TV, radio and video webcasts and acquired content to the audience, in a user-friendly way.
In 2022, Jupiter+ in russian language was launched.
ERR digital platforms refer to both catchup environments and online publications, as well as mobile applications. Programme monitoring services provide an opportunity for the audience to consume TV and radio content at a time convenient to them. Mobile applications make content available regardless of the time, place and device.