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Houses of the Oireachtas Webcasting and IPTV services: Widescreen Programming

On 1 December 2006, the Oireachtas Broadcasting Unit production changed from the traditional 4:3 format to 16:9 widescreen format. Broadcasters around the world are now adopting the wider panoramic view as the picture format of the future.

The Webcasting service of the Houses of the Oireachtas also changed to 16:9 widescreen on 1 December 2006.

The Houses' Internet IPTV and Government Networks IPTV services also changed to widescreen on that date.

For further information, or comments about this Parliamentary IPTV service, please contact:

Mr. Leo Bollins, Principal Clerk, eDemocracy Unit,
Office of the Houses of the Oireachtas,
Leinster House,
Dublin 2,

Phone: + 353 (0) 1 618 3568
Fax: + 353 (0) 1 618 4035

email: Leo.Bollins@Oireachtas.ie

For queries in relation to Oireachtas broadcasting, please contact:

Mr. Peter Finnegan
Broadcast Manager, Oireachtas Broadcasting Unit
Office of the Houses of the Oireachtas
Leinster House
Dublin 2

Phone: + 353 (0) 1 618 4250
Fax: + 353 (0) 1 618 4246

e-mail: Peter.Finnegan@oireachtas.ie