Sky To Offer Video On-Demand Service With Broadband

Wednesday, June 2nd 2010

Broadband Supplier Sky, has revealed its plans to offer video-on-demand service with its broadband packages. The Sky Anytime Plus is a package which offers 500 movies and 100 hours of programmes to the Sky HD customers who have as well opted for Sky's broadband connectivity.

Plus, using their Ethernet broadband connection, consumers will also be able to download SD movies at the rate of 1 movie per minute.

Kathryn Downward, Sky head of TV services, said, "There will be over 1,000 hours of entertainment. All movie houses are expected to be on board and we are talking to the UK terrestrial channels."

Customers will as well be able to queue their downloads and watch trailers. The Sky's set-top box is said to work on stand-by mode too.

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