SAORVIEW is Ireland’s first free (free-to-air) national digital television service. SAORVIEW was officially launched to the public in May 2011.

SAORVIEW is owned and managed by RTÉ.  SAORVIEW is the brand name for the two national television multiplexes that RTÉ is required to provide under the Broadcasting Act 2009.

Statutory Instrument No.85 of 2010

Broadcasting Act 2009

The infrastructure required to transmit the SAORVIEW service was constructed and is operated by RTÉNL (a wholly owned subsidiary of RTÉ).