Sky is to launch an on demand service in March called Anytime TV that will enable customers to watch a selection of the week’s best programmes on-demand.

Although details are of the new service have yet given by Sky, the company made the announcement buried in a statement about sales of Sky products in the run up to Christmas.

Anytime TV will be available to more than one million customers from launch, making use of additional capacity in more recent Sky+ and Sky HD boxes.

In the 3 months to the end of 2006, total sales of Sky products and services exceeded 1 million for the first time as more customers took Sky’s TV, broadband and telephone services.

Sky also announced that More than one in seven Sky customers now chooses to have at least one extra Sky box somewhere else in the home.