RTÉ Digital Radio News


RTÉ Digital Radio News

Infobox Radio station
name = RTÉ Digital Radio News


airdate = 30 May 2007
frequency = DAB: Mux 1 (parts of Counties Cork, Dublin, Kildare, Limerick, Louth and Meath)
Online (Worldwide)
area = flagicon|Ireland Ireland
format = Rolling news
owner = Radio Telefís Éireann
website = [http://www.rte.ie/digitalradio/news.html RTÉ Digial Radio News]
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RTÉ Digital Radio News (Irish: "RTÉ Nuacht Raidió Digiteach") is a digital radio (DAB) station from the Irish state broadcaster, RTÉ. It began broadcasting on 30 May 2007, and was launched as part of an expansion of RTÉ's digital radio network, which now contains eight digital-only stations, as well as four terrestrial stations. [http://irishscriptwritersguild.blogspot.com/2007/06/rte-radio-goes-digital.html Digital Radio Launched] The channel broadcasts the latest RTÉ Radio 1 news bulletin live, which occurs at the top of the hour, and then plays this on loop until the next Radio 1 update. [ [http://www.rte.ie/digitalradio/pressrelease1.html RTÉ Press Release] ] The station also plays audio from RTÉ television's main news programmes, and .

On 12 June 2008, RTÉ launched RTÉ News Now, which operates along the same principle as RTÉ Digial Radio News, in that it streams the most recent television news bulletin from RTÉ One and RTÉ Two, through the RTÉ.ie website. [ [http://www.sbpost.ie/post/pages/p/story.aspx-qqqt=MEDIA+AND+MARKETING-qqqs=mediaandmarketing-qqqid=33495-qqqx=1.asp Sunday Business Post, 8 June 2008: "RTÉ to launch 24-hour online, mobile-accessible news channel"] ; retrieved 2008-08-03]

Availability

Like all of RTÉ's radio stations, RTÉ Digital Radio News is available through the RTÉ.ie website from anywhere in the world. The channel can also be picked up in Ireland on the DAB system, however this will not be nationally accessible until 2009 and currently only covers parts of Counties Cork, Dublin, Kildare, Limerick, Louth and Meath. [ [http://www.digitalradio.ie/coverage.htm Digital Radio Ireland: Coverage] ; retrieved 2008-08-03] The station is also expected to be one of the radio channels on the new Irish digital terrestrial television service (DTT), due to roll out across the country in 2009. [ [http://archives.tcm.ie/businesspost/2008/07/27/story34651.asp Sunday Business Post, 37 July 2008: "Coordination issue likely to delay DTT roll-out"] ; retrieved 2008-08-03]

ee also

* Newstalk
* RTÉ News Now

References


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