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TalkTalk TV packages: A buyer's guide

What does TalkTalk TV have to offer? TV and TV Plus. We help you compare your options and decide which is right for you.

By on November 04, 2016 at 12:21 PM
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TalkTalk TV packages: A buyer's guide

TalkTalk offers affordable digital TV packages that give you access to great additional content without a high monthly fee. You get access to channels that aren't available on free-to-air television, including Sky Sports 1-5, F1 and Sky Cinema, plus 7 day catch up services and on demand content. Not sure whether TalkTalk TV is right for you? We're here to help you compare your options.

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What TalkTalk TV options are available?

There are two TV packages available to TalkTalk customers, both of which offer on demand content and access to 7 day catch up through services such as BBC iPlayer and All4.

TV

Features: Scroll back through 7 days of telly on your TalkTalk TV box and pause or rewind up to 30 minutes of TV. Enjoy up to 80 Freeview channels, some in HD.

Cost: £22.95/month. One off box cost of £25. This includes Fast Broadband, with speeds of up to 17Mbps and unlimited downloads.

Includes:

  • TalkTalk TV Box
  • Netflix Player - stream Netflix via your TalkTalk TV box. Like everything with TalkTalk, there are no long-term contracts, so you can dip in and out of Netflix a month at a time. 
  • Totally unlimited broadband
  • Up to 30 minutes pause and rewind live TV.
  •  The option to add Sky Entertainment, FOX, GOLD, National Geographic, Sky Sports, Sky Cinema and many more through boosts.

Plus TV

Features: TV Plus is TalkTalk's premium digital TV package. It comes with a TalkTalk TV Plus box; features include 7 day catch up and the ability to pause, rewind and record up to 180 hours of great telly. TV Plus comes with the Entertainment Boost, which includes 30+ top pay TV entertainment channels, including Sky 1, Fox and MTV. Comes with an advanced technology router, plus totally unlimited broadband and HomeSafe online protection.  TV Plus also allows you to access Netflix straight from your TV.        

Cost: £28.95/month . One off box cost of £25. This includes Fast Broadband, with speeds of up to 17Mbps and unlimited downloads.

Includes:

  • TalkTalk TV Plus Box
  • Totally unlimited broadband
  • Pause, rewind and record over 180+ hours of TV on a 300Gb hard drive.
  • Pause, rewind and record up to 185 hours of TV
  • TV Boosts - add or remove TV Boosts, including Sky Sports and Sky Cinema. Keep Boosts for a minimum of 1 month.

How does TalkTalk TV compare to free digital TV services?

  • TalkTalk TV Plus provides you with access to more content than Freeview and Freesat, plus the option to bolt-on additional entertainment and premium channels for a bit more per month

  • Both the TalkTalk TV and TV Plus package come with broadband, offering you both under one cheap monthly bill. Don't forget the priced is fixed for the duration of your 18-month contract. No price rises!
  • The TalkTalk Plus TV box lets you record one programme while you enjoy another.

What are the benefits of the TalkTalk TV set top box?

TalkTalk's set top box is capable of playing, pausing and rewinding live TV as well as streaming a wide range of extra channels via your broadband connection.

Plus TV customers can also record up to 180 hours of content from any of the up to 80 Freeview channels available, through a free advanced TalkTalk TV Box.

Missed something from the past 7 days of programming? Don't worry, you can roll back across 7 days of catch up TV from BBC, ITV, Channel 4 or Channel 5. You'll also have full access to over 4,000 hours of great shows, directly through the TalkTalk TV player app built into your box.

All the Sky Sports and Sky Cinema channels can be bolted onto your TalkTalk TV package for a little extra per month. The TalkTalk TV Store allows customers to access thousands of movies and TV shows to rent or purchase without a subscription. You can stream movie rentals via your set top box. Rentals start at just £3.45, much cheaper than a regular cinema ticket!

 

What are TalkTalk TV boosts?

TalkTalk TV boosts are flexible - add them a minimum of one month, allowing you to build your perfect TV package.

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