TalkTalk has appointed Laurence Miall as Director of TV reporting to Executive Commercial Director, Tristia Clarke. Laurence joins TalkTalk from Modern Times Group where she spent ten years leading their pay TV distribution business across the Baltic States, Russia and emerging markets which included launching ‘free tv’ services in Eastern Europe and Africa.   

“We’re delighted to welcome Laurence at an exciting time for our business with our TV service up and running and ready to realise its potential,” says Tristia Clarke.  “Laurence is experienced in content partnerships and channel management and will be leading our partnership with YouView.  We now have a tremendous opportunity to bring great subscription-free TV to the 4 million homes who we already provide with best-value phone and broadband and, increasingly, mobile services.”

With TV successfully launched, Max Alexander moves to a new role as Executive Director of Innovation on 1st January.  Max will lead the Strategic Innovation agenda across TalkTalk Group, reporting to CEO Dido Harding.

TalkTalk is offering all of its Plus Phone and Broadband customers a free YouView set top box (worth £299) and it’s TV service for no additional subscription cost.  TalkTalk customers can also subscribe to Sky Sports and Sky Movies on a flexible, monthly basis.

For more information on TalkTalk Plus TV visit www.talktalk.co.uk