“‘Even with video, services growth is not enough to offset iPhone unit declines, which should persist through 2019 and beyond,’ he wrote,” Bary writes. “‘The 30% revenue share could reduce the amount of third party video content in this service, limiting its potential,’ O’Shea said, though it’s still not clear exactly what the company’s revenue-sharing arrangements for the video service will be as the company has yet to announce the offering.”
“While publishers like Netflix are rebelling against Apple’s 30% cut of App Store revenue, the largest app there only accounts for 0.3% of total services revenue,” Bary writes. “‘For video, if a single major producer pulls out it would be a much bigger problem,’ O’Shea wrote.”
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MacDailyNews Take: If O’Shea’s ifs and buts were candies and nuts, we’d all have a merry Christmas.
iCal’ed for future reference.
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