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#Digital TV

# digital-tv - Thursday 1 August, 2013

RTÉ lose 270 staff in 2012 but still run net deficit

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

From The Daily Edge 15 memories from the good old days of analogue TV Analogue Memories This post contains images

15 memories from the good old days of analogue TV

All changed, changed utterly.

VIDEOS: This is what the TV switchover will look like

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

Explainer: What is Saorview, and what do you need to do about it?

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

Some 100,000 still to make the switch to Saorview with just two weeks to go

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

From The Daily Edge 9 things we'll miss about old-school Aertel Black Beauty This post contains images

9 things we'll miss about old-school Aertel

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

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning! Here are nine things you should know as you kick off your week…

# digital-tv - Friday 20 July, 2012

UPC's 'on-demand' service to be rolled out nationwide next week UPC

UPC's 'on-demand' service to be rolled out nationwide next week

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

Explainer: What is Saorview, and what do you need to do about it? Stay Tuned This post contains videos

Explainer: What is Saorview, and what do you need to do about it?

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

Campaign launched to inform TV viewers on digital switchover

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

McTelly: McDonalds launches its own in-store television channel

The McDonald’s Channel will be broadcast in restaurants across the US.

# digital-tv - Friday 14 October, 2011

Poll: Have you made the change to digital television? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you made the change to digital television?

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?

Date set for digital TV switchover, here's what you need to know

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

Saorview warns of door-to-door TV 'sales' scam

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

The Daily Fix: Thursday The Daily Fix This post contains images

The Daily Fix: Thursday

All the day’s news, and the bits and pieces you may have missed…

Communications minister launches free-to-air Digital TV service

Ireland’s answer to Freeview, called ‘Saorview’, will ultimately replace the current analogue TV broadcast system.

# digital-tv - Thursday 31 March, 2011

Bad news for fans of Poirot: UPC is losing ITV2, 3 and 4

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

TV3 slams Minister's decision to approve RTÉ channels

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

Trial RTÉ digital TV service launched

Minister Eamon Ryan says digital switchover in 2012 could net Ireland €500m by allowing more mobile and broadband services.

# digital-tv - Thursday 29 July, 2010

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.