Michael Lynton, chairman and chief executive of Sony Pictures Entertainment, the company's studio and TV production arm.
Currently, Sony Connect offers more than 500,000 audio tracks which consumers can buy online and download only to Sony devices.
Where have we heard this song before? But I digress.
Sony plans to extend its Connect online music service, launched in June, to include video content for portable devices and PCs within a year.
The service will allow people to download both videos and TV programming.
Adding video to its Connect service will join a growing band of video download services, including a Sony joint venture called Movielink.
However, more complex technology is needed to download video than audio material. [via Tim Burt in The Financial Times]