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Apple to launch subscription TV service by Christmas, content talks going downhill

Apple has plans to launch a subscription television service by Christmas this year, according to a recent report from the New York Post. The paper states that Apple wants the service to treat channels like apps, allowing the user to purchase subscriptions for either individual channels or groups of channels a la carte. Apple has long been rumored to be pitching the service to top media executives, but according to the Post, the negotiations are not going well.
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Federal regulators looking into legality of Apple's App Store subscription service

Technology : L.A. Times Tech Blog (4 years ago)

Federal regulators are probing Apple's plan to take a 30% cut of revenue from content subscriptions sold through its App Store, according to reports. The 30% share is the same Apple takes for music and video sales through iTunes and... Read Post

Apple reportedly launching streaming TV service by Christmas, despite content provider reluctance

Technology : The Next Web Blog (3 years ago)

Apple is pursuing a plan to introduce a streaming TV service by Christmas this year, in spite of the “tough time” it is having bringing media and content producers on... Read Post

Apple is now allowing all-you-can-eat subscription gaming on the App Store

Technology : The Next Web Blog (3 years ago)

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