RTE has launched its public information campaign in the lead up to Ireland’s digital switchover.
Northern Ireland is to gain a new low power digital TV multiplex for the carriage of television services from the Irish Republic.
Ireland’s public broadcaster RTE has confirmed it will be using MHEG-5 as the middleware for the Irish digital terrestrial system.
Ireland’s transmitter network could be put up for auction, following a report by the State assets review group.
Ireland’s public broadcaster RTÉ has given details of its plans for DTT including high definition channels and a Freesat-style service to reach the 2% outside the reach of terrestrial coverage. RTÉ says it expects to spend €70 million on providing a free-to-air digital service to 1.6 million homes around the country. DTT plans have been […]
Ireland’s minister for communications Eamon Ryan has told parliament digital free-to-air services from RTE will be on air this October and that Ireland will fulfil its obligations to complete analogue switch-off in the final quarter of 2012.
13:30 Monday Update: The prospects for a commercial DTT service in Ireland have been dealt a potentially fatal blow after the third and final bidder for the service declined to open talks with the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI).
The rollout of commercial DTT services in Ireland is again in trouble after negotiations between RTE and the commercial One Vision consortium reached an impasse.
Following the exit of Spanish state broadcaster RTVE from the Euronews consortium, the news channel is now actively pursuing a digital terrestrial licence in the country.
RTE has appointed Sweden’s Teracom to test the receivers for its free-to-air DTT platform that has been named Saorview.