Apple to launch TV streaming service this fall2015-03-17 09:43 by Daniela
Tags: Apple, TV
According to a recent report from the WSJ, Apple plans to launch its own subscription-based streaming TV service this fall. The company is reportedly in talks with TV providers to offer a TV bundle with 25 channels, including ABC, CBS, ESPN and Fox at a price between $30 to $40 per month.
The service is expected to stream channels live to Apple TV, iPhones and iPads and devices using Apple's iOS. It is Apple's answer to viewers' higher demand for options that allow them to pick and choose individual channels for their TV service, instead of having to pay for bloated bundles. It will mostly target people who don't want expensive cable packages that include channels they never watch or wanted, as well as people who increasingly watch video online.
The news follows Apple's last week announcement that it would be the exclusive first digital TV partner for HBO Now, is coming in April to Apple TV and iOS devices for $15 per month.
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