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New Freemium ‘RTE International Player’ is a Response to Diaspora’s Demands

The new RTÉ Player International was launched yesterday by Ryan Tubridy, along with some other well known RTÉ faces. http://youtu.be/0l8el3KmbNY Based on a ‘freemium’ model, the app, which is available on iOS devices only, offers about 100 hours of free RTÉ programming, with up to 500 hours available for a subscription of €8.99 per month. […]

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Claire Brock, Sarah O’Connor and Sinead O’Donnell, who were recently appointed to the UTV Ireland news team. The new station will go on air on January 1.

Minister’s Order Paves the Way for UTV Ireland on Saorview

The Minister for Communications, Alex White, TD, yesterday signed the order designating the new UTV Ireland television service for carriage on SAORVIEW, the national free-to-air digital terrestrial television platform. The decision means that Irish television viewers who rely on the SAORVIEW platform will be able to view the new service when it launches on New […]

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Sky Invests in Video Startup Pluto.TV

    Sky Television has invested $500,000 into LA-based startup Pluto.TV. Pluto.TV aggregates online video content from the web and programmes it into themed video channels, i.e. it takes on demand video and turns it into video channels grouped by theme. It sounds like a backwards step in some respects. Podcasting, streaming and media on demand has freed […]

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Video thumbnail for youtube video Meet the Currency Fairy

Meet the Currency Fairy

For the last few weeks I’ve been using Currency Fair to handle some of my foreign exchange requirements. It’s a very nice solution and merits a proper review at some point .. They’re about to launch a TV advertising campaign and have come up with their new icon – “Currency Fairy” played by none other […]

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