Telecom firms set to battle for digital contract

According to a recent article in the Irish times, a number of large telecommunications companies are vying to build new digital TV infrastructure for the Irish government in preparation for the turn off of analogue TV signals.
The Department of Communication invited expressions of interest from firms willing to build an operate systems earlier in the year but has yet to announce a shortlist of applicants.
Companies expressing interest are believed to be, National Grid Wireless and Arquiva as well as BT Ireland.
It is expected that RTE Transmission Network Limited will want to get involved in the project but the article does not say that this has happened yet.
Source: Irish Times
Item added: 9th November 2005