URC TV has chosen Simplestream as a technology partner its OTT service that gives fans live and on-demand access to United Rugby Championship games.
RTÉ is to close its +1 television services and upgrade the RTÉ Player under plans released by the Irish public broadcaster.
Ireland’s Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has opened an investigation onto the GAAGO streaming service.
The DG of the Irish public broadcaster RTÉ, Dee Forbes, has resigned after becoming engulfed in a scandal relating to its star presenter.
RTÉ says Kevin Bakhurst will become its new director-general when Dee Forbes steps down on 11 July.
Plans by Ireland’s RTE to launch a new timeshifted version of RTÉ2 have suffered a setback.
Virgin Media Ireland, TV3 and RTE have between them secured the rights to the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League matches for the next three years.
Sky and Virgin Media have told a Irish parliamentary committee that they would risk losing channels from RTE rather than pay for their carriage.
Irish public broadcaster RTE is following in the footsteps of its UK counterparts with a demand for €30 million a year in retransmission fees.
Dee Forbes, the President & Managing Director of Discovery Networks Northern Europe, has been named as the new director-general of RTE.