TalkTalk has declared its “best-ever results” after a quarter that saw significant adds across TV mobile and broadband.
Ofcom has told the European Commission that it plans a new pricing rule that would force BT to maintain sufficient margin between its wholesale and retail superfast broadband charges in order to allow other providers profitably to match its prices.
Netflix is now available on TalkTalk TV, with YouView from TalkTalk homes that pre-registered for the service among the first to receive it on their set-top box.
TalkTalk has acquired Tesco’s blinkbox business, alongside the troubled supermarket’s broadband and fixed line voice base.
TalkTalk has entered into a new multi-year commercial MVNO agreement with Telefónica UK. In providing access to the latter’s 2G, 3G and 4G services, it should allow the telco to rapidly grow its recently launched quad-play business.
CBS Action, CBS Drama, CBS Reality +1 and Horror Channel are to launch on the UK’s TalkTalk TV.
IPTV operator TalkTalk added another 185,000 new TV (YouView) customers in the quarter taking the installed base to over 1.1 million. An extended wholesale carriage agreement with BSkyB has also been announced for Sky Sports and Sky Movies.
The number of complaints made against the UK’s major pay-TV and telecoms providers increased in the first quarter.
TalkTalk has launched a new suite of African TV channels, bringing hit shows from Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana and Uganda to its one million TV customers.
TalkTalk says it is the fastest growing TV business in the UK after passing the one million subscriber mark.