The RTE TV channel is going to go to the UK soon
Posted On July 15, 2021
RTE has announced plans to launch a new channel in the UK and Ireland within the next two years.RTE TV will be the channel that will be available on demand in the United Kingdom and Ireland, with an option for viewers to subscribe to an existing subscription.
The channel will launch in late 2017 in the U.K. and in early 2018 in Ireland.
“We are thrilled to be the first channel in this rapidly evolving and ever-expanding marketplace to be available in the British and Irish markets,” said Richard Little, president and chief executive of RTE, in a statement.
“We are looking forward to launching this new channel as soon as possible.”RTE also announced it would start producing original programming on its platforms.
The company announced the new channel on Monday with a special promotional event for its subscribers in London and Dublin.
“Our passion for live sporting events and the passionate passion of our loyal audience have brought us together as one, and we are delighted to have our UK and Irish audiences excited to explore the exciting world of sports and live events,” Little said.”RTE is proud to be bringing RTE television to the world.
Our new channel will help RTE reach more audiences and provide the best content for its fans around the world.”
In the U, RTE’s UK channel will be dubbed Sport and it will launch later this year in the US.
Ireland’s channel will premiere in early 2019.