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Apple TV and Time Warner Cable are Near to Deal for Streaming Live Channels

Apple TV is near to deal with Time Warner Cable to stream its live channels. Apple TV set top box subscribers can watch live programs for first time after this deal. Apple has also hired former Hulu SVP Pete Distad to help these type of negotiations.

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Apple TV and Time Warner Cable are Near to Deal for Streaming Live Channels

Apple TV and Time Warner Cable are Near to Deal for Streaming Live Channels

Apple is reportedly close to deal with Time Warner Cable for streaming its live channels to Apple TV. Bloomberg reports on Tuesday that the two companies are in close talks and an agreement can be announced within few months. Apple TV will stream live TV programs for very first time on its set top box.

Apple has also hired ex-SVP of marketing and distribution at Hulu, Pete Distad. He will help the company executives to negotiate better with media and cable companies. This deal is expected to increase the sales of Apple's $99 set-top box. Apple actually wants to compete with its rivals Roku and Xbox in the market. As its deal with TWC will proive Apple TV viewers new array of live channels along with conventional web video services.


 

 

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Apple TV Is A Huge Cash Cow, Which Is Why Apple Is In No Rush To Make It Better

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There is one thing standing between Apple TV and being the number one media player, and that’s the enormous pile of money it’s making. According to the firm, Apple TV has now made ...
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Source: Apple Balla   Full article at: Apple Balla 3 days ago, 5:30pm CDT
 

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Apple announces 2014 iTunes Festival lineup, ticket lottery

Source: MacNN

Apple has revealed some of the lineup of its iTunes Festival 2014, which will again take over London's Roundhouse for 30 days and nights this September, and feature more than 60 bands. The month-long event, which is streamed live over a dedicated Apple TV channel, the iTunes Festival app on iOS devices and iTunes, offers free tickets won by lottery for fans in London by entering ballots on iTunes, while fans everywhere can win them through competitions run by l ...
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iTunes Extras arrives for Apple TV, iOS 8 later this year

Source: CNet

Apple brings iTunes Extras to Apple TV and updates it for the desktop flavour of iTunes. iOS 8 support is coming ...
Source: CNet   Full article at: CNet Jul 10 2014, 11:39pm CDT
 

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iTunes Extras arrives for Apple TV, iOS 8 later this year

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Apple Unveils Enhanced iTunes ‘Extras’ for Apple TV, as Studios Push Digital Movie Sales

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Roku outpaces Apple TV in US sales growth and usage for 2013, report says

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Roku beats Apple TV - again - on usage, purchases

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Roku is No. 1 for set-top-box purchases and usage, and the gulf between it and No. 2 Apple is widening, a study said -- but opportunity may rou ...
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