Luke Bradley-Jones

Sky introduces restart for movies and new recommendation service

Sky in the UK has added restart, recommendation and other features to its Sky Movies service for Sky+ customers. The Watch from Start feature, which is already available in Italy, will enable viewers who missed the start of a movie to watch it from the beginning by clicking on the green button on their remote […]

Sky launches Twitter programming controls

UK pay TV operator Sky has started to trial #WatchOnSky, a new Twitter tool that lets Sky customers watch or record TV shows by clicking on icons contained within a tweet. Tweets from Sky that contain the WatchOnSky hashtag will now link to Sky’s mobile TV service Sky Go so that viewers can immediately tune […]

Now TV boxes ‘flying off the shelf’, says Sky

BSkyB’s recently launched Now TV boxes are “flying off the shelf like hot cakes and we are well ahead of where we expected to be,” according to Luke Bradley-Jones, product director TV. Speaking at the OTTtv World Summit in London, Bradley-Jones declined to give specific numbers. However, he said that the Now TV service, Sky’s […]

Sky adds 4oD to catch-up offering

Sky has added Channel 4’s video-on-demand service 4oD to Sky On Demand, now offering catch-up content from each of the UK’s terrestrial broadcasters. The deal will allow Sky customers with web-connected Sky Plus HD boxes to access catch-up content from Channel 4’s portfolio of channels – including Channel 4, E4 and More 4 – as well […]