Report: Europe gets iTunes TV and movie sales this spring

“Apple will launch movie and TV download services in Europe this spring, according to a Luxembourg statesman,” Jonny Evans reports for Macworld UK.

Evans reports, “Luxembourg’s economy minister Jeannot Krecke made the claim in local media yesterday: ‘Apple is going to extend its electronic retail activities in Luxembourg by launching this coming spring its iTunes video platform for the sale of videos in Europe,’ he said.”

Evans reports, “He claimed Apple to have been in discussion with local authorities in Luxembourg over setting the service up for ‘several months.’ The company will offer ‘full-length television show downloads,’ he said.”

Full article here.

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20 Comments

  1. They’re going to start slow to test the bottled waters with all 36 episodes of Absolutely Fabulous and the cinematic triumph, Spice World.

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  2. Be nice to see some US series like Galactica and The Office (which I prefer to the UK original) but I guess we’ll just have stuff limited to whatever the networks feel like doling out.

    Pity if so. Great if not.

    ps. There are a few non-socialist Euros out there…

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