“Whenever the Apple HDTV comes out, it’s going to need an array of slick media content partnerships to get off the ground,” John Brownlee reports for Cult of Mac. “hat’s one reason why Tim Cook might have been hobnobbing with Hollywood executives at a recent media conference, but these deals are tricky to strike, and take time.”
“According to analysts, that’s why the Apple HDTV might not launch until 2014… and when it does, it will be a U.S. only launch,” Brownlee reports. “Stuff.tv talked to Informa’s broadband content and online video analyst Giles Cottle, who said that it would be a ‘massive burden’ to arrange the content deals necessary to launch a television set… one that could only be handled by a gradual roll-out, starting in America, then eventually trickling to the rest of the world.”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Dan K.” for the heads up.]