2RN – Who we are

RTÉ Transmission Network DAC

RTÉ Transmission Network, trading as 2rn is a communication network operator in Ireland with a substantial portfolio of developed sites and in house engineering facilities, planning, construction resources and capabilities.

What we do:

2rn distributes and transmits the programme services of RTÉ Radio and Television, TG4 Television, Virgin Media Television and Today FM. We also provide transmission services to a number of local and regional radio broadcasters as well as site services to mobile telephone and broadband operators, private communications companies and the emergency services.

We are constantly developing our site portfolio in conjunction with customers and land owners.

We provide a full range of services for the broadcast and communications operators:

- Site acquisition and development
- Television and Radio service configuration and launch
- Frequency planning
- Engineering design and development
- System integration and maintenance
- Hosting of equipment on sites
- Provision of full turn-key solutions


The Project Management Team has extensive experience in delivering highly complex projects to both public and private sectors clients in both the broadcast and telecommunications industries. The team is able to draw upon varying skills, knowledge and experience from all over the world to assist in developing solutions for clients.
Using sophisticated computerised planning tools 2rn’s frequency planners have developed coverage plans and detailed population statistics for the existing Saorview digital TV platform, five national FM radio services, local radio services, and a trial DAB network.
The 2rn Network Monitoring Centre is responsible for the day to day monitoring and operation of the National Broadcast Network which is managed and maintained by 2rn.

The centre is responsible for the overall quality control and service operation of Irelands National Broadcast infrastructure and can intervene via remote facility to ensure that service is preserved and supported.

The NMC may be contacted on 01 208 2259, Lo-Call 1850 584 584 or [email protected]