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TalkTalk adds Cartoonito to channel line-up

Kids-logo-460_2Sesame Street key artUK operator TalkTalk has added Turner preschool channel Cartoonito to its TV line-up.

Cartoonito is available from today on channel 488 of the TalkTalk EPG and will be available as part of the ‘Kids Boost’ package. Among its programming line-up is the long-running educational series Sesame Street (pictured).

This offers 10 dedicated kids’ channels – including Disney Channel, Nickelodeon and Cartoon Network – and is available for 30 days at a time, with no ongoing commitment, for £5 (US$6.23) per month.

“We’re very excited to be extending our long-standing relationship with TalkTalk by adding Cartoontio to their channel line-up,” said Alison Mordue, director of distribution, Turner, Northern Europe.

“This new agreement allows us to further broaden the reach of our must-see preschool programmes to young audiences across the UK.”

TalkTalk TV managing director Aleks Habdank said: “It’s been an incredibly successful year for TalkTalk TV, as we continue to invest in our range of content and seamless viewing experience.

“It’s fantastic to be ending the year by extending our partnership with Turner. It marks another step forward in our commitment toproviding customers with the best entertainment for their families.”