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Apple nears deal with networks on live TV service - report

Wednesday 15 July 2015 | 08:48 CET | News
Apple is close to completing negotiations with the US's main networks on launching its own TV service, the New York Post said. "The platform is ready and it rocks," one source told the paper. Apple's discussions with ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox initially foundered over the company's desire to offer live TV channels. In the US though, the networks don't control the regional affiliates that send out their content. Apple asked the networks to obtain those rights, and the strategy appears to be paying off now, according to the report. The networks are close to having the right to negotiate with Apple

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: Apple
Countries: United States
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