Saorview / Freeview
- 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
- RTÉ News Now
- RTÉ One + 1
- RTÉ Digital Aertel
More channels will follow at a later date.