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TV3 (Ireland)

TV Channel information
Launched20 September 1998
Owned byTV3 Group
Picture format576i
PAL I standard (analogue)16:9 / from 2012/2013 HD 1080i on Saorview
Audience share12.8% (+) (31 December 2010)
Sister channels3e
Irish analogueNormally tuned to 3 but also: 8 historical openings of NI and IRL channels, or 7 depending on preference
SaorviewChannel 3
SCTV DigitalChannel 103
Sky IrelandChannel 103
Channel 181
UPC IrelandChannel 103
Magnet EntertainmentChannel 103

TV3 (Ireland)

Company nameThe TV3 Group
Company typePrivate/Limited
Founded20 September 1998
Founder(s)Ossie Kilkenny, Paul McGuinness, James Morris  and John Kelleher 
HeadquartersBallymount, Dublin
Area servedIreland and Northern Ireland
Rest of the world (via internet, satellite, digital and analogue services)
Key peopleDavid McRedmond, CEO
ProductsTelevision services
transmission e-publishing (teletext & web)
commercial telecoms services
Revenue-57.4 million (2009)
Owner(s)Doughty Hanson & Co
Employees200 (2010)

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TV3 is a free-to-air commercial television network in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. Launched on 20 September 1998 it was Ireland's first commercial broadcaster. The channel is owned by TV3 Group a subsidiary of Doughty Hanson & Co.

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