RTÉ2

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RTÉ2
RTE TWO.svg
Broadcast areaRepublic of Ireland and Northern Ireland
Worldwide (online with restricted and unrestricted programming)
SloganWe Go There
HeadquartersDonnybrook, Dublin
Programming
Language(s)English
Irish
Picture format1080i HDTV
(downscaled to 576i for the SDTV feed)
Timeshift serviceRTÉ2 +1
Ownership
OwnerRaidió Teilifís Éireann
Key peopleBill Malone
(Channel Controller)
Sister channelsRTÉ One
RTÉjr
RTÉ News
History
Launched2 November 1978
Former namesRTÉ 2 (1978–1988)
Network 2 (1988–2004)
RTÉ Two (2004–2014)
Links
Websiterte.ie/tv/rte2.html
Availability
Terrestrial
SaorviewChannel 2 (HD)
Channel 12 (+1)
Freeview (Northern Ireland only)Channel 54
Cable
Virgin Media IrelandChannel 102
Channel 136 (HD)
Virgin Media UK (Northern Ireland only)Channel 876
Satellite
SaorsatChannel 2 (HD)
Channel 12 (+1)
Sky IrelandChannel 102 (SD/HD)
Channel 802 (SD)
Sky UK (Northern Ireland only)Channel 162 (SD/HD)
Channel 836 (SD)
IPTV
Eir TVChannel 102
Channel 116 (HD)
Streaming media
Virgin TV AnywhereWatch live (Ireland only)
Aer TVWatch live (Ireland only)
RTÉ PlayerWatch live (available depending on rights)

RTÉ2 is a free television channel in Ireland. It is owned by Raidió Teilifís Éireann. It started in 1978, and was the second TV channel in Ireland, after RTÉ One.[1][2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Features". RTÉ News. 18 April 2006.
  2. "RTE 2 ...promises, promises | Magill". magill.ie.