GAAGO

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GAAGO
GAA GO LOGO.png
Launched2014
Owned byRTÉ & Gaelic Athletic Association
CountryIreland
Broadcast areaWorldwide
WebsiteGAAGO.rte.ie

GAAGO is an IPTV service from RTÉ and the Gaelic Athletic Association. It is a subscription based sports channel aimed at an international market and at the Irish diaspora around the world. It features over 100 live and on demand games over the year, a library of award winning GAA documentaries as well as an archive of classic games from yesteryear.

History[edit]

As part of their broadcast rights deal, the GAA announced that it was to set up a new IPTV service for an international market. The service is to be owned by RTÉ and the GAA. RTÉ will use their digital division to run the channel.[1]

Programming[edit]

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  • Republic of Ireland Allianz Leagues games
  • Republic of Ireland GAA Championship Coverage

Ownership[edit]

The service is a commercial service jointly owned and operated by RTÉ and the GAA.[2]

Sponsorship[edit]

GAAGO is to sponsor the 2017 International Rules Series and promoted The All Britain Championships British GAA taking place in London (July 2017). They are also a sponsor of the Asian Gaelic Games in Bangkok November 17th to 19th.

Availability[edit]

GAAGO is available worldwide on their website. It will broadcast live RTE, TG4 & games, however SKY exclusive games (14) will not be broadcast by the service within the UK. Live TV rights to championship games have been awarded to RTÉ and Sky in Ireland, Premier Sports and SKY in Britain. Rights to Allianz Leagues games have been award to TG4 in Ireland.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "GAA and RTE Digital launch GAAGO". GAA.ie. 14 May 2014. Archived from the original on 17 May 2014. Retrieved 16 May 2014.
  2. ^ http://www.independent.ie/entertainment/tv-radio/tv3s-audience-reach-left-it-out-of-gaa-picture-30158978.html
  3. ^ "GAAGO launched to stream live and on-demand games worldwide". Irish Independent. 14 May 2014. Retrieved 16 May 2014.

External links[edit]

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