|Picture format||1080i HDTV|
(downscaled to 16:9 576i for the SDTV feed)
|Sister channels||Rai 1|
Rai 3 BIS FJK
|Launched||26 April 1999|
|Former names||RaiNews 24 (1999–2010)|
Rai News (2010–2013)
|Digital terrestrial television||Channel 48 (HD)|
Channel 548 (SD)
|Sling TV||Channel 138|
Rai News 24 is an Italian free-to-air television channel owned and operated by state-owned public broadcaster RAI – Radiotelevisione italiana. It is the company's all-news television channel, and is known for its 24-hour rolling news service and its live coverage of breaking news.
It was launched on 26th April 1999 at 6 am. Until 19th May 2000, the channel broadcast live weekdays only and re-aired previous recordings during the weekend. On 4th January 2017, the channel launched its own HD feed. Since 25th March 2022, during the Russo-Ukrainian war crisis, the channel has started broadcasting the news in Ukrainian language, too.
2006 – 2013
2013 – 2022
2022 – present