Apple drops iTunes TV show rentals

Monday 29 August 2011 | 10:53 CET | News
Apple has stopped offering its 99-cent video rentals of TV shows in the US. The company started offering rentals of each episode last year via Apple TV and iTunes. Cnet reports that only the Fox and ABC networks were willing to participate for that price, and even they offered only a limited number of shows. However, the end of per-episode rentals does not mean Apple is instead preparing a subscription-based service similar to Netflix. Sources at the Hollywood studios told Cnet that an Apple subscription service is not coming anytime soon, if ever. An Apple spokesman said that iTunes users

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Apple / Fox Channels Benelux / Netflix
Countries: United States
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