TG4 (Irish: TG Ceathair; pronounced [t?e? ?e? ?cah???] or [ti? d??i? ?cah???]) is an Irish public service broadcaster for Irish-language speakers. It launched on 31 October 1996. TG4 is available free-to-air across Ireland and available online and through its on demand service TG4 Player.
TG4 was formerly known as Teilifís na Gaeilge or TnaG, before a rebranding campaign in 1999. TG4 was the third national station to be launched in Ireland; after RTÉ One in 1961 (as Teilifís Éireann) and RTÉ Two in 1978; and was followed by TV3 in 1998. The channel has 650,000 viewers who tune into the channel each day to view a broad programming policy. It has been reported to have a share of 2% of the national television market in the Republic of Ireland and 3% of the national television market in Northern Ireland. The daily Irish-language programme schedule is its core service: seven hours of programming in Irish supported by a wide range of material in other languages, mostly English.
TG4 launched its high-definition channel (TG4 HD) in 2012 on Virgin Media Ireland. Purchase a Tg4The text above came from the TG4 article on Wikipedia, licensed under the CC-BY-SA license.
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