The new Saorview Connect service will make on-demand content available alongside the nine Saorview channels, while its set-top boxes will have greater functionality than the current generation of Saorview boxes and will bring the service more in line with pay-TV platforms.

RTÉ-owned television service Saorview will be available via a broadband-connected set-top box from later this year under a new partnership between RTÉ(...)

Backwards EPG  allows viewers to scroll back through their electronic programme guides (EPGs), usually for up to a week, and watch some or all of the programmes listed

Here’s something that’s existed for quite a few years now but might finally reach the Irish television market this year: a “backwards EPG”.The functio(...)

Transmission charges on the public, free-to-air DTT platform are a thorny issue for TV3 Group in particular.

What next for RTÉ’s transmission network subsidiary 2RN? The Commission for Communications Regulation (ComReg) last year signalled that it intends to (...)

Bob Collins, Chairperson of the BAI: wants to discuss the report with the Minister “at an early date”. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The viability of Saorview, the free-to-air digital terrestrial television (DTT) service operated by RTÉ, will become “questionable” sometime after 202(...)

Broadcaster Gay Byrne and Minister for Communications Pat Rabbitte launching Saorview last year. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Over 600,000 Saorview consumers have been urged to retune their set-top boxes and digital televisions or risk losing their television service.The requ(...)

Bláthnaid Ní Chofaigh in TG4’s political comedy drama Crisis Eile. The station has been asked to revise the five-year strategy plan it submitted to the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland’s review of public media funding.

Minister for Communications Pat Rabbitte is due to meet with senior management of TG4 today to discuss its future funding.The station has been asked t(...)

Television viewing methods may have proliferated to include storing entire series on digital boxes, accessing catch-up players through the red (...)