First look at the RTÉ Player for PS3

December 15, 2010


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RTÉ Player PS3 screenshotYesterday RTÉ announced the availability of their video on demand service RTÉ Player for the PS3. The player is now available to Irish PS3 owners as a separate icon from the PlayStation home screen, under a new ‘TV’ menu item.

The move from RTÉ to make their content available on the games console comes just one day after similar strategies from ITV and Channel 4 in the UK. The service is similar to that offered by the web version, allowing viewers to watch RTÉ One and RTÉ Two shows for up to twenty-one days after their original airing.

Commenting on the deal with RTÉ, Niall O’Hanrahan, managing director of Sony Ireland stated:

“The availability of RTÉ Player on the PlayStation 3 adds even more entertainment to the console and gives people yet another reason to enjoy the PS3”.

Watch our videocast of RTÉ Player for the PS3 in action:


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Albizu Garcia

Albizu Garcia is the Co-Founder and CEO of Gain -- a marketing technology company that automates the social media and content publishing workflow for agencies and social media managers, their clients and anyone working in teams.


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