RTÉ new digital service SAORVIEW launches an information campaign aimed at guiding people through the switch over from analogue to digital television.
- Title Saorview
- 1st Broadcast 15/03/2011
- ContributorSinéad Crowley (Reporter)
- Clip Duration 00:01:30
- Material Type Video
- Series title RTÉ News
- Clip title Digital Switch Over
- Extended description
Sinéad Crowley reports on a campaign to make people aware of the switch from an analogue to a digital television signal. Around 600,000 homes across the country currently receive some or all of their televison service via an aerial. That service known as analogue transmission will be switched off across Europe towards the end of 2012.
A free to air television in Ireland will be provided by RTE's new digital service SAORVIEW. An information campaign aimed at guiding people through the change is being launched this week.
The report includes an advertisement for SAORVIEW a free digital television service received with an aerial. The advertisement features the animated characters Tommy and PJ.
Rory Coveney of RTÉ explains how SAORVIEW will work.
- Local keywords Broadcasting, Television, Digital, SAORVIEW, RTÉ, Rory Coveney, Sinéad Crowley, 2010s
- Geographical coverage Ireland
- Topic The Media
- Publisher Broadcaster RTÉ
- First broadcast channel RTÉ One
- Production year 2011
- Country of production Ireland
- Original identifier BN11/00074
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- Item colour Colour
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- Language used English (eng)
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