Ireland’s RTÉ Mulls ‘Pop-Up’ Channels In VOD Upgrade, Mullen Says

LONDON — Ahead of the tenth anniversary of its online TV catch-up player, Irish public broadcaster RTÉ is planning to add new features it thinks could please both viewers and advertisers. RTÉ Player launched in April 2009, offering hundreds of hours of TV shows available to catch up with through online and some TV platforms. It […]

 

Ireland’s RTÉ Targets Dynamic Ads For Digital Player Reboot

LONDON — Irish public broadcaster RTÉ is readying to build the next generation of its multi-platform digital player brand, hoping summer-time tests of dynamic ad insertion can lead it to new riches in ad sales for live digital programming. RTÉ Player, a catch-up VOD service, first launched on desktop in 2010, later coming to mobile systems, cable and games consoles. Now the build of […]

 

Addressable TV May Not Take Off Everywhere: RTÉ’s Mullen

COLOGNE — Over the last couple of years, many broadcasters and advertisers have been getting excited about so-called “addressable” TV – the ability to target advertising at individual households, in which consumers have distinct characteristics. But “addressable” may not take off everywhere. “Each market is a little bit different,” says Conor Mullen commercial director of RTÉ, the Republic of Ireland’s […]