Apple plans new TV box launch by Christmas - report

Thursday 13 February 2014 | 08:46 CET | News
Apple is planning to introduce a new Apple TV set-top box and is negotiating with Time Warner Cable and other potential partners to add video content, people with knowledge of the matter told Bloomberg. Apple is aiming to unveil the device by April and have it available for sale by the Christmas holidays, the report said. The new device, which plugs into a TV, will have a faster processor than the previous version and an upgraded interface to make it easier for customers to navigate between content providers. Apple's talks with Time Warner Cable have been going on since at least the middle of

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: Apple / Comcast / DirecTV / Time Warner Cable
Countries: World
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