BCI announces bidders
Three consortiums bid to operate Ireland’s three available multiplexes and each has bid for all three.
The consortiums are Boxer DTT Ltd., Easy TV and One Vision.
Boxer DTT Ltd. includes the Irish, Communicorp and Sweden’s DTT operator Boxer as backers whilst, Easy TV has RTE and UPC’s parent company Liberty Global backing the bid.
One Vision the remaining bidder includes Eircom, TV3, Setanta and Arqiva in the consortium. The DTT licensing procedure is expected to be completed by July, with services launching a few months after.
Item added: 6th May 2008