M/17/034 – GAAGO Media (JV)/RTE & GAA

Transaction details

The proposed formation of GAAGO Media, a joint venture between RTE Commercial Enterprises DAC (“RTE”) and the Gaelic Athletic Association (“GAA”) has been cleared by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.

Notification date Decision date
Friday June 9, 2017 Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Parties Involved Business activities

GAAGO Media is a proposed Joint venture between RTE and GAA which will hold certain international digital media rights to GAA events and will show these events via an online subscription service.

RTE Commercial Enterprise DAC

Raidió Teilifís Éireann (RTE) is Ireland's public service media organisation, active in the development and production of programming broadcast via TV, radio and online platforms. RTE Commercial Enterprise DAC is its commercial arm.

Gaelic Athletic Association

The Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) is Ireland's largest sporting organisation, focused on promoting Gaelic games.

Economic sector Media merger
Sports Media No
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Thursday, June 29, 2017
Current status: Completed
Cleared (Phase 1)
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details
Tommy Burke

Phone: 01 4025503
email: tommyburke@ccpc.ie

Media enquiries: MKC Communications - 01 7038600

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