Liberty Global is in in advanced discussions with the owners of Ireland’s TV3 over a possible takeover of the terrestrial channel.
Virgin Media and UPC Ireland saw a combined subscriber increase of 115,000 to their next generation connected TV services TiVo and Horizon respectively in the first quarter.
UPC Ireland has upgraded its network to deliver fibre-powered digital TV and superfast broadband services across its footprint in south country Meath and north county Dublin.
Digiweb, the Irish fixed and mobile broadband provider, has selected Cloudio TV to power its new cross-device TV service.
Astra has premiered an Ultra HD demonstration channel for UK and Ireland. The simulcast of the existing demo channel for continental Europe is being broadcast from 28.2 degrees East.
‘Bingeing’ is on the rise in ireland; with 1.4 million people watching hours of the their favourite TV series back to back, according to Eircom Household Sentiment Survey (eHSS).
TG4 has just launched a new smart TV App for Samsung, Philips, Opera TV, Foxxum, Toshiba and Google TV.
Google Chromecast streaming dongle is now available in one more country, Ireland.
Irish TV has launched on the Astra satellite position at 28.2 degrees East, broadcasting free-to-air 24/7.
Ireland’s eircom is targeting 24,000 subscribers for its eVision TV service by this June.