TalkTalk boosts African TV content
Rebecca Hawkes
| 03 June 2014
YouView, the UK television service from TalkTalk, has launched an eight channel African TV offering for a subscription fee of £10 a month.

The channels – from Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana and Uganda – comprise Nollywood Movies, EbonyLife TV, Soundcity, Channels, Silverbird, Citizen, Metro TV and Bukedde.

Marketed under the name African TV Boost, the channels have been provided through an agreement with content aggregator THEMA.

"YouView from TalkTalk is going from strength to strength every day and this new Boost is a great addition. We're pleased to be extending our partnership with THEMA to be able to offer TalkTalk homes a wealth of fantastic family entertainment from across the world," said Tristia Harrison, managing director for consumer, TalkTalk.

François Thiellet, CEO, THEMA added: "We are very glad to make our channels available in a country where international communities thrive."