“Another year, another rumor that Apple is planning to enter the pay-TV business,” Victor Luckerson writes for TIME Magazine.
“There is at least one reason to give more credence to this long-running rumor now than in years past,” Luckerson writes. “In the last six months, HBO, CBS and Nickelodeon have announced plans for streaming networks outside the traditional cable bundle, and Sony and Dish Network are offering variants on the traditional bundle distributed via the Web.”
Luckerson writes, “Now that others have cracked pay-TV’s walled garden, maybe Apple will feel it’s time to smash the wall completely.”
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Apple in talks with TV programmers about its own over-the-top Web TV service, sources say – February 4, 2015