M/17/034 – GAAGO Media (JV)/RTE & GAA
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|
|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|
Phone: 01 4025503
Media enquiries: MKC Communications - 01 7038600