DIGITAL TV will commence in Ireland in October. RTÉ is investing up to €70m in the operation that will provide up to nine channels (RTÉ, TV3, TG4 etc) including a digital teletext service. While the service will be available throughout the country customers will have to purchase a set-top box for €100 to use the service.
# digital-tv - Today’s News
Is it bad breath? Talking about their ex? We need to know.
# digital-tv - Thursday 1 August, 2013
The staff cuts contributed to cost reductions of €18 million last year but the station still reported a net deficit of €65.2 million last year.
# digital-tv - Wednesday 24 October, 2012
All changed, changed utterly.
Pat Rabbitte’s doing a formal broadcast from RTÉ – but to give you a taster, this is what it looked like when BBC stopped.
# digital-tv - Sunday 21 October, 2012
The analogue TV series is being turned off on Wednesday. Are you one of the 100,000 households who hasn’t switched yet?
# digital-tv - Wednesday 10 October, 2012
With the switchover deadline just 14 days away, Minister for Communications Pat Rabbitte has urged the public not to wait until the last minute.
# digital-tv - Saturday 6 October, 2012
The digital switchover means the traditional colour-on-black pages will be a thing of the past. Here’s what we’ll miss.
# digital-tv - Tuesday 4 September, 2012
Good morning! Here are nine things you should know as you kick off your week…
# digital-tv - Friday 20 July, 2012
The service, which allows viewers to catch-up on some RTÉ and TV3 programmes, will be accessible for an additional 188,000 customers from next week.
# digital-tv - Saturday 23 June, 2012
The analogue TV signal is being turned off in October. Why is that – and what do you need to do to stay tuned?
# digital-tv - Wednesday 11 January, 2012
We’ll all be switching to digital TV in a few months – but what does that mean? A new campaign aims to fill us in.
# digital-tv - Tuesday 18 October, 2011
The McDonald’s Channel will be broadcast in restaurants across the US.
# digital-tv - Friday 14 October, 2011
Minister Pat Rabbitte today announced that analogue television services will be switched off on 24 October 2012: we’re asking, are you ready for digital TV?
The Minister for Communications has confirmed that the analogue TV signal will be switched off on 24 October 2012.
# digital-tv - Thursday 29 September, 2011
The free digital TV service advises customers that they don’t offer door-to-door sales, and warns people about visitors.
# digital-tv - Thursday 26 May, 2011
All the day’s news, and the bits and pieces you may have missed…
Ireland’s answer to Freeview, called ‘Saorview’, will ultimately replace the current analogue TV broadcast system.
# digital-tv - Thursday 31 March, 2011
The cable TV operator says its agreement to carry ITV2, ITV3 and ITV4 runs out at midnight, and the channels will go.
# digital-tv - Wednesday 23 February, 2011
Communications minister Pat Carey gives his blessing for five new digital channels – but TV3 is “shocked” by the news.
# digital-tv - Friday 29 October, 2010
Minister Eamon Ryan says digital switchover in 2012 could net Ireland €500m by allowing more mobile and broadband services.