TalkTalk gets World TV ‘Boost’

talktalk-youviewTalkTalk has extended its YouView offer through the addition of Japanese, Arabic and Afrikaans content provided by Thema.

Its new suite of premium World TV Channels now includes The JSTV Boost, consisting of JSTV and JSTV2, the only Japanese services available in Europe; The Arabic TV Boost, consisting of 12 channels from major Arabic networks including OSN, ART and Al Jazeera; and The kykNET Boost, consisting of kykNET and kykNET Musiek.

Commenting on the development, Tristia Harrison of TalkTalk said: “We are delighted to offer more entertainment from a further three regions as part of the diverse range of content available on YouView from TalkTalk, and to bring these popular channels to Japanese, Afrikaans and Arabic speaking viewers across the UK.”

François Thiellet, CEO of Thema, added: “We are very glad to make our channels available in a country where international communities thrive. There is no better partner than TalkTalk to reach our audience”.