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  • irishtimes.com - Posted: April 21, 2009 @ 5:27 pm

    DTT hits a bump in the road

    Ciara O'Brien

    We were supposed to begin the phased rollout of digital terrestrial TV in January this year. It may have escaped people’s attention, but that deadline has been and gone.

    And now, Boxer DTT has pulled out of the project.

    They’re blaming economic circumstances – and the failure to hammer out a deal with RTE Networks.

    Will we get to see any rollout of services in 2009?

    Truthfully speaking, we’ve managed without DTT until now. But with that deadline for the switching off of the analogue network looming, there may be one or two nervous twitches developing…