RTÉ Director General Dee Forbes
This is jealousy. RTÉ don’t understand why people pay €8 a month to Netflix but not €13 a month to them. They argue they produce more output; forget the quality.
Netflix has probably given Aisling Bea more airtime than RTÉ has given all Irish comedians combined this year. pic.twitter.com/4bnVYQCPl6
— Conor Smith (@conorsmith) December 10, 2019
“I think this is fair value for 44c-a-day per-household; especially in comparison with the subscription costs to other media services; none of which offer anywhere near this level of Irish perspective or output.”
Part of RTÉ Director General Dee Forbes’ opening statement to be read out at an Oireachtas Communications Committee meeting this afternoon.