Interactive TV to Invade Emerald Isle

14 January 2002

The Republic of Ireland will for the first time experience the heady delights of interactive television, due to launch via Sky Digital’s Irish satellite channels in the first half of 2002. In additon to interactive ads, other facilities will include email, online voting and betting

The launch will be a co-venture with Nevada which will provide fixed line telecoms connection via Sky’s set-top box.

News source: Media Week (UK)