Ireland’s Magnet launches online player

Irish operator Magnet Networks has launched an online television service that will air a raft of local and international channels. The company, which previously had an IPTV service, has launched, a registration free digital streaming platform. It will air TV channels including RTÉ One, RTÉ Two, TV3, TG4 as well as international news networks […]

Food Network launches in Ireland

The Food Network has launched in Ireland after the Scripps Network Interactive-run broadcaster struck a deal with cable operator UPC Ireland. The channel will be available to all of UPC’s digital subscribers and will air series including Chopped, Barefoot Contessa, Diners, Drive-ins and Dives and 30 Minute Meals. “We’re really pleased to add UPC Ireland […]

TV3 looks to launch three channels on digital-terrestrial

Irish commercial broadcaster TV3 is looking to launch three new channels on the country’s digital terrestrial television service. The broadcaster hopes to launch TV3+1, high definition simulcast TV3HD and kids channel 3Kids, which will also include classic programming in the evenings. This comes after the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) published its report on expressions […]

RTÉ faces critcisim for digital fees

The Irish broadcasting authority has criticised Irish public broadcaster RTÉ for the fees it charges rival channels to appear on its digital terrestrial television service Saorview. The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has put together a report expressing concern that channels must pay up to €1 million per year to appear on the service and […]

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