TalkTalk TV Review

Last updated on November 29th, 2020 at 06:18 am

TalkTalk tv

TalkTalk TV packages are exclusively available to its broadband customers.

There are only two basic TV packs – TV Lite and TV Plus which can be bundled with its ADSL and fibre broadband plans. 

TalkTalk TV packages come with TV boxes, freeview channels and catch up feature as standard.

You can add extra channels like Sky channels, Sky Sports, Movies and Netflix by subscribing to TV boosts which you can change every month.

TalkTalk TV allows you to get low-priced TV bundles with lots of options to customise the TV channels on monthly basis.

TalkTalk TV Deals

TalkTalk TV Lite with Fibre Broadband

TalkTalk TV Lite includes following features:

  • Standard TV box (YouView) which can pause and rewind Live TV 
  • 80 freeview channels while 15 of them are available in HD
  • TV box costs £25 extra
TalkTalk 

Fibre 35 + TalkTalk TV Lite
38Mb
average speed
Unlimited downloads
PAYG calls 
88 TV Channels
Cost: £25 p/m

TalkTalk

Fibre 65 + TalkTalk TV Lite
67Mb
average speed
Unlimited downloads
PAYG calls 
88 TV Channels
Cost: £27 p/m

TalkTalk TV Plus with Fibre Broadband

TalkTalk TV Lite includes following features:

  • YouView+ TV box (TV Plus box) which can pause, rewind Live TV and can also record up to 180 hours of live TV as an additional feature
  • 80 freeview channels while 15 of them are available in HD 
  • TV Box costs £50 extra
TalkTalk 

Fibre 35 + TalkTalk TV Plus
38Mb
average speed
Unlimited downloads
PAYG calls 
88 TV Channels
Cost: £27.50 p/m

TalkTalk

Fibre 65 + TalkTalk TV Plus
67Mb
average speed
Unlimited downloads
PAYG calls
88 TV Channels
Cost: £30 p/m

TalkTalk TV Boxes

TalkTalk TV Boxes

YouView TV box and YouView+ TV box
TalkTalk TV is delivered via YouView set top boxes which comes with built-in aerial socket to access freeview channels via terrestrial broadcasting. It allows you to watch up to 80 Freeview channels including 15 HD channels like BBC News, ITV, Channel 4 and CBBC.

YouView box is HD enabled and comes with pause and rewind for 30 minutes. You can access seven day catch-up, popular online video players such as ITV, Demand 5, All 4 and BBC iPlayer and streaming websites such as Netflix.

The variant, YouView+ box comes with a video recorder and 300GB storage to back up 200 hours of live TV content.

Features

Affordable TV, broadband and calls 

When compared to triple-play bundles from Sky, BT and Virgin Media, TalkTalk offers the cheapest packages with options to add the favourite channels with great flexibility.

Fibre broadband 

TalkTalk offers Fibre 35 (38Mbps) and Fibre 65 (67Mbps) broadband with totally unlimited usage. You can stream HD videos and play online games on multiple devices.

Home Phone 

Pay as you go calls are included, while you can add anytime calls or international calls using flexible contracts.

TV Boosts 

TalkTalk TV comes with two kinds of TV boxes, freeview channels, moreover, you get TV boosts to add your favourite channels like Sky channels and Neflix. You can cancel them at anytime. 

TV2Go app

TalkTalk TV2Go app helps you watch TV channels and shows on your mobile devices including smartphones, iPhones and iPads. 

Fixed price guarantee 

Fixed price guarantee assured during your contract term. No mid-contract price rises.

TalkTalk TV Boosts

These are add-ons available for extra subscription. They come with flexible, one month contract. You can add or cancel them at any time, however, minimum one month subscription is required. 

You can add Now TV Passes, Amazon Prime Video and Netflix to watch your favourite and the latest TV shows and movies. No need to commit for lengthy contracts and you can cancel at any time.

TalkTalk TV addons

Boosts will be automatically rolled over to next month by the end of contract, unless you cancel them.Once you have bought a specific boost, you can access the channels in that boost via on demand player and TV guide.

Here, is the list of TV boosts and add-on channels

Entertainment

30 channels including Sky One, Fox, History and Comedy Central

TV Select 

15 popular channels featuring British drama and the best US series

Kids Boost

Popular kids channels including Disney channel, Nick Jr and Cartoon Network.

Sky Sports

8 Sky Sports channels included. Access to rugby, 126 Premier League games, golf and cricket.

Box Nation 

24/7 Boxing channel with live events

Sky Cinema

11 Sky Cinema channels included plus 1,000+ on demand movies and a new premiere every day.

BT Sport 

Access to BT Sport channels

Summing-up

TalkTalk TV packages come with great value for money along with excellent service and great customer support.

While TalkTalk TV packs do not offer as many premium channels as BT, Sky or Virgin Media, you can still  use TV boosts to add your favourtie channels on one month rolling contracts. 

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Brand Name
TalkTalk
Product Name
TalkTalk TV
Price
GBP 25