The TalkTalk YouView set-top box has now reached 500,000 paying customers to its catch-up-TV service, and all within the first year of launch the company have announced.
That figure (they say), makes it the fastest growing company in the pay-TV sector and had CEO of TalkTalk, Dido Harding gushing, “Reaching this milestone in less than a year is a great achievement, but it’s just the beginning. We remain committed to bringing affordable pay TV to more and more families across the country.”
TalkTalk which launched the TV service in September last year and gave the incentive of a free YouView set-top box to new customers. The company claim that 75% of their customers had upgraded from the basic Freeview or Freesat boxes.
TalkTalk compete in the UK with Sky TV who recently launched the low priced Now TV box.