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May 10, 2018
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Apple to sell third-party streaming service subscriptions through ‘TV’ app, report says

Perhaps offering a glimpse at Apple’s master plan for video, the company is reportedly planning to sell subscriptions to third-party services through its "TV" app for iPhones, iPads, and the Apple TV. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

April 30, 2018
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DirecTV Now extends free Apple TV 4K promotion with 3 months of prepaid service, get both for as little as $105

DirecTV has once again extended its popular free Apple TV 4K promotion with three months of prepaid DirecTV Now service. Plans start at $ 35 per month, making the 32GB Apple TV 4K with service as low as $ 105. … Continue reading

April 11, 2018
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Apple names Oliver Schusser as head of Apple Music division as the service now surpasses 40 million subscribers

The last we heard, Apple Music had surpassed 38 million subscribers back in March. Now we’re hearing that the service has now surpassed 40 million subscribers. That’s 2 million subscribers in just about a month. more… 9to5Mac

January 4, 2018
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AT&T announces plans to launch mobile 5G service in 12 cities by end of 2018

After the cellular industry agreed on specifications for the next-generation mobile 5G standard in December, AT&T on Wednesday announced plans to begin rolling out its own flavor of the speedy wireless technology by the end of 2018. AppleInsider – Frontpage … Continue reading

November 15, 2017
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Amazon reportedly cancels plans for ‘skinny bundle’ TV service, echoing Apple’s rumored TV attempts

Amazon has seemingly cancelled plans to launch an unbundled a la carte internet TV service, featuring top channels. Reuters says Amazon was unable to convince networks to sign on and struggled to find profitable business arrangements. It has been widely … Continue reading

September 28, 2017
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Apple Music hits 30M paid subscribers, but the service isn’t good enough, says Jimmy Iovine

Apple Music continues to grow, Billboard reporting that it has now hit 30M paid subscribers – up from 27M in June. But Jimmy Iovine, who heads up the service, thinks what Apple is offering to subscribers isn’t yet good enough. I … Continue reading

August 9, 2017
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Comments Off on Disney says it will launch its own streaming service & end partnership with Netflix in 2019

Disney says it will launch its own streaming service & end partnership with Netflix in 2019

During its earnings report this afternoon, Disney announced that it will cut ties with Netflix in favor of creating its own streaming service. Come 2019, Disney says that it will launch its own streaming service, while the long-awaited ESPN streaming … Continue reading

July 20, 2017
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Media mogul Jeffrey Katzenberg pitched Apple on new TV service

DreamWorks founder Jeffrey Katzenberg is shopping around an innovative mobile-first TV service, dubbed "New TV," to a number of technology and telecommunications firms including Apple, Google, AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, Snapchat and Spotify. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

March 12, 2017
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Comments Off on Hulu signs A+E Networks to its streaming TV service launching this spring for under $40/mo

Hulu signs A+E Networks to its streaming TV service launching this spring for under $40/mo

Hulu has announced that it has signed on A+E Networks to its upcoming live streaming TV service. Hulu made the announcement in a press release, saying that the network joins the ever-growing package of 40 live channels set to launch this … Continue reading

November 29, 2016
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AT&T’s DirecTV Now streaming TV service officially unveiled: launching November 30 from $35/month + free Apple TV offer

AT&T has officially unveiled details about its upcoming streaming TV service called DirecTV Now. The company first announced the subscription video service back in March, promising “on-demand and live programming from many networks, plus premium add-on options” over the Internet similar to … Continue reading

November 17, 2016
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Upthere cloud service will scan & upload 1000 4×6 photos free if you try it before 2017

Upthere is a relatively new cloud service created in part by ex-OS X chief Bertrand Serlet, and the company has a special promotion kicking off today. The company is partnering with ScanMyPhotos.com to give away 1000 free 4×6 photo scans for Upthere … Continue reading

August 10, 2016
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Comments Off on ESPN to launch subscription streaming service following BAMTech purchase

ESPN to launch subscription streaming service following BAMTech purchase

The Walt Disney Company on Tuesday announced a $ 1 billion deal that buys a 33 percent share of BAMTech, a video streaming company whose technology will be used to launch an ESPN streaming service in the near future. AppleInsider … Continue reading