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TV Advertising on TV3, 3e and be3

Television is one of the most powerful and emotive advertising platforms available. TV advertising has the ability to appeal to multiple senses through its combination of visuals, sound, text and motion. TV has unbeatable scale and reach, with the average Irish adult watching an average of 3 hours and 21 minutes each day.

(source: TAM Ireland, 2016 Television Review)

Why Advertise with TV3

TV3 Group is Ireland’s largest commercial television group, with a 16.7% Adult share of the television market. TV3 Group consists of three national channels – TV3, 3e and Ireland’s newest channel, be3. TV3 is the second largest channel in Ireland for adults, with 3e in fourth, and be3 in sixth position. be3 is larger than TG4, BBC2, Channel 4and all of the Sky channels. TV3 Group’s share of commercial impacts is 25% bigger than RTE Group for Adults 15-44, the core target age group for many advertisers (source: TAM/Nielsen, Jan 2017).
Don’t worry if you don’t know where to start to get your brand on air. Here at Virgin Media Solutions, we will listen to your business objectives, and create a bespoke media plan tailored to your individual budget that best serves your brand’s needs, in a very cost effective way.

We also offer a full creative and production service if you don’t have a TV ad, under our 3Creative umbrella. We can dispel myths that the cost of TV ad production is prohibitive to advertising on TV – it really isn’t! You don’t even need to have your own idea of how the ad should look – we can do all that for you. 
If you’d like to know more, please give us a call on 01 – 4193314 or email us on sales@virginmediasolutions.ie


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Please download the Commercial Delivery Requirements below which outline the preferred methods of delivery.

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Commercial copy is delivered to TV3, 3e and be3 either via one of the approved digital delivery providers or on a DigiBeta tape. The below PDF outlines the specifications set by TV3 for commercials and sponsorship content delivered for transmission. Commercials that fail to comply with this specification may be rejected. Where failure relates to loudness TV3 reserves the right to put into effect an overall level correction to the commercial in order to bring the audio withing the defined specification.

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