TalkTalk passes one million sales of Huawei YouView set top boxes


Huawei is TalkTalk’s exclusive set-top box manufacturer

Internet service provider has passed one million sales of set-top boxes for its YouView television service.

The milestone comes just two years after the launch of YouView which is a partnership between the BBC, BT, TalkTalkITV, Channel 5, Now TV and UK TV.

TalkTalk sells YouView as part of its broadband packages and is the first partner to hit this milestone. Subscribers have access to 70 channels as well as access to catch-up and on-demand services.

Huawei was appointed as TalkTalk’s exclusive set top manufacturer prior to the service’s July 2012 launch building on a six-year strategic partnership between the two firms.

Earlier this year, the firm’s launched the a 500GB version of the set-top box which can record up to 300 hours of standard definition TV, or 125 hours of HD TV. Exertis Micro-P were appointed as a distributor for the product.