Apple Reportedly Plans to Announce Its TV Streaming Service on March 25th

Apple Reportedly Plans to Announce Its TV Streaming Service on March 25th

Apple Reportedly Plans to Announce Its TV Streaming Service on March 25th

According to the new report, the Cupertino based company is preparing a subscription-focused event to unveil a new service. The event will reportedly take place at the Steve Jobs Theater on the Apple Park campus in California.

If reports are accurate, then Apple is asking publishers for 50% of the revenue cut for its planned News subscription service.

In addition, Apple wouldn't share customer data with publishers.

However, Apple has been holding events in March for years, so it's not entirely surprising news. The same goes for Netflix, another video service that will not be offered by Apple, at least not at launch.

If the rumor proves to be true, the AirPods 2 release date could coincide with the iPhone 11's predicted launch date in early September. While we'll advise you to take this information with a pinch of salt, you should be reminded that Apple has held a number of events in March.

Beyond music, Apple's next big push into services centers on TV, and in particular, original programming.

According to the report, both the New York Times and the Washington Post have rejected deals because the terms are too poor. Headlining the gathering: That subscription news service that has been all over the news today.

Regardless of how all this revenue-sharing works out, it sounds like Apple's video service will be integrated into the existing TV app on Apple TV and iOS devices. "On services, you will see us announce new services this year", Cook said.

The earliest event the company held was back in 2011, on March 2, so Apple has lots of time to cram in a product unveiling next month.

Bloomberg also states that the video service will be accessed through Apple's TV and Movies app that comes preinstalled on the company's various devices, including the iPhone, iPad, MacBook and 4th generation Apple TV.

Apple, CBS, HBO, Starz and Viacom declined to comment.

Apple's current News offering is free, but the company is expected to launch a subscription news service that will allow subscribers to read unlimited content from publishers who participate in the service.

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