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Apple will launch a subscription-based TV streaming service whether it has content or not. Probably the latter, if whispers vaguely wafting this way from the direction of negotiations are to be believed. The service could go live by Christmas, the sources say. New York redtop The Post claims that Apple's iTunes chief, Eddie Cue …

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Must be harder for Apple...

Now they don't have Disney's number 1 shareholder on their negotiating team....

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CHRISTMAS

is a long way away, but knowing Apple they will succeed.

It is a shame they will patent it as their own idea.

Goodbye Love Films, BBC iplayer, Net........... etc etc.

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Confused - don't they already offer movie rentals to Apple TV by Streaming?

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Re: Confused - don't they already offer movie rentals to Apple TV by Streaming?

They don't offer streaming of their entire catalogue for a fixed monthly price like Netflix though.

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iTv ehh???

i cant wait for apple to say that it owns the right to use that name... (for those of you not in the UK, itv has been around for donkeys years its out channel 3 on terrestrial tv you can vind their website here http://www.itv.com/itvplayer/ so it is in competition for internet streaming... bad luck apple)

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Re: iTv ehh???

Been an irrelevance for years though...

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Commissioning

Can't understand why Apple do not commission their own content. Surely there are loads of production companies out there for them to go at.

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