Saorview / Freeview

Saorview Features

  • Saorview is the name given to Irelands first free to air Digital tv service.
  • It Can be received via an existing TV Aerial although some homes may require aerial upgrade.
  • Much sharper picture than Analogue with no snowy picture effects or ghostly images. 
  • The sound will be much clearer
  • Interactive service available ( red button ) Subtitles
  • Radio stations can also be received with the new service.
  • Saorview can be combined with FreeSat to receive over 150 channels

How to receive Saorview

There are a few ways to receive this new service:

Existing TVs: Some newer television sets may have a suitable tuner already installed in them and only need a retune Mpeg4 Tuner.

Set Top Box: These set top boxes can be connected to your set to receive and watch Saorview.

Saorview Channel List

These are the TV stations that are available at the moment:

  • RTÉ One
  • RTÉ Two HD
  • Virgin media 1,2,3 
  • TG4
  • RTÉ News Now
  • RTÉjr
  • RTÉ One + 1
  • RTÉ Digital Aertel

More channels will follow at a later date.