Digital TV News: Broadcasting Authority of Ireland

Broadcasting Authority of Ireland Statement on Commercial DTT Multiplex Licensing Process
Aug 5, 2010 – The Authority considers that it will not be feasible to introduce commercial DTT until after Analogue Switch Off at the earliest. A competition could potentially be held during 2012 with a view to commercial DTT being operational in 2013.
News categories: Broadcasting Authority of Ireland, RTÉNL, Content Distribution, Ireland, Terrestrial

RTÉ Irish free to air DTT service set to launch to 90% of population by October 31st 2010
Jun 3, 2010 – Ireland's Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources has signed an Order requiring RTÉ to ensure that their free to air digital TV service is operational and available to 90% of the population by 31st October 2010.
News categories: RTÉ, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Ireland, Terrestrial

Easy TV withdraws from Irish pay DTT negotiations
May 18, 2010 – The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has been advised by the Easy TV consortium that it has decided to decline the BAI's offer to pursue negotiations for the provision of three Commercial DTT Multiplex Contracts.
News categories: Broadcasting Authority of Ireland, Digital TV, Ireland, Terrestrial