Nicola Bamford


Sky to add box sets to Buy & Keep offering

Sky will add box sets for TV series and movies as part of its Buy & Keep offering on Sky Store in the near future, according to Sky Store director Nicola Bamford. Bamford said Sky Store revenues rose by 90% in 2014, driven largely by the launch of its download-and-stream-to-own offering. Writing in a blog […]

Pay TV operators gearing up for sell-through

Pay TV operators are gearing up to tap into what they expect to become a burgeoning electronic sell-through (EST) market with a series of launches of new services, MIPCOM attendees heard yesterday. Speaking on a panel session on sell-through, or ‘Digital HD’ (DHD) to use a term current in the US market, Nicola Bamford, director […]

Sky launches buy-to-keep movies and DVDs by mail

Sky is branching into buy-to-keep digital movie sales and DVDs-by-mail with a revamp to its existing Sky Store rental service. Due to roll out in the coming weeks, the Buy & Keep movie service will let Sky+HD customers pay to own a digital copy of movie through their set-top box, with a physical backup also […]