Talk Talk reveals its YouView offerPlus customers get free set top box
26 July 2012
Talk Talk has revealed details of its YouView deals, offering the set top box free on its Plus package, as well as access to premium Sky channels.
YouView, which goes on sale today, is an on-demand TV service which integrates apps such as BBC iPlayer, ITV player, 4OD and Demand Five into the electronic programme guide to make it easier to watch TV from the last 7 days.
For more information read our first look review of YouView.
How much does it cost?
On its own the set top box costs £300, but Talk Talk will be offering it free with its Plus package which costs £14.50 a month plus £13.80 for line rental.
The package includes unlimited downloads, subject to a fair use policy, and free calls to UK landlines. To qualify for the free YouView box customers must sign up to a 18 month minimum term contract and will have to pay a £50 installation fee.
Lovefilm and Sky channels
This package also includes a free 12 month subscription to Lovefilm Instant, as well as the option to add access to Sky entertainment, movies or sports channels at additional cost on a month by month basis.
To see how Talk Talk compares with other suppliers read our review of phone, internet and TV packages.
Existing Talk Talk customers can also upgrade to the YouView box, although they will have to sign a new 24 month contract on the Plus package.