Apple and Paramount reportedly mulling streaming partnership

Apple and Paramount are mulling a streaming partnership that could see Apple TV+ and Paramount+ offered as a bundle with a discount, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal. According to the report, the pair have been in talks about a possible tie-up to more effectively compete with market leader Netflix. According to […]

Orange TV Spain launches on Apple TV

Orange TV España is being made available via Apple TV devices from this month. Orange said that its customers with Apple TV boxes would be able to enjoy content including its football offering. Orange is the only alternative provider of both first and second tier LaLiga football – LaLiga EA Sports and LaLiga Hypermotion – […]

Comcast teams up with Apple and Nvidia for low-latency DOCSIS trial

Comcast has launched what it claims to be the industry’s first low latency DOCSIS (LLD) field trials in collaboration with Apple, Nvidia and Valve. The partnership with the three external companies, including consumer electronics giant Apple, is designed to demonstrate initial applications for consumers. Comcast is planning to make LLD available to customers by the […]

Apple Vision Pro launch highlights ‘personal movie theatre’ potential

Apple has unveiled its much-anticipated VR/AR headset (or ‘spatial computer’ as the company styles it) – the Apple Vision Pro. In addition to its many other functionalities, the device is being pitched by Apple as a high-end home entertainment centre. The Vision Pro features two ultra-high-resolution displays, enabling to “transform any space into a personal […]

LG adds Apple services to its webOS operating system

Korean smart TV manufacturer LG Electronics (LG) has added the Apple TV app, Apple Music, AirPlay and HomeKit to its webOS Hub in over 100 countries and regions. Through this move, says the firm, “compatible TVs now offer an easier, more versatile smart TV experience thanks to a diverse selection of content and features”. Apple […]

Big Tech quartet seek to balance innovation with efficiency in 2023

The global markets are busy navigating their way through a flurry of big tech corporate results released on this week. Apple, Amazon and Alphabet (the owner of Google & YouTube) were looking at share price drops of 3-5% after disappointing investors. But Meta experienced a surprise bounce, with share price currently up more than 20% […]

Apple wants a piece of English Premier League pie, according to reports

UK newspaper the Daily Mail has triggered rumours that tech giant Apple is planning to bid for the next cycle of English Premier League rights in the UK (2025/26 onwards). Although the paper doesn’t cite any source, the report is lent credence by the fact that Apple has already entered the sports rights market via […]

Comcast Xfinity Stream customers can now use Apple AirPlay

US cable giant Comcast’s Xfinity customers can now use Apple’s AirPlay to stream and share programming from the Xfinity Stream app, including live news and sports, on demand movies and shows, and their DVR recordings, directly to Apple TV 4K and other AirPlay-supported devices. Comcast said it remained committed to providing Xfinity TV customers with […]

Apple to launch Major League Soccer ‘Season Pass’ in February 2023

Apple and Major League Soccer (MLS) have announced that they will launch an MLS Season Pass on February 1, 2023. The new subscription service will be available to fans in over 100 countries and will feature every live MLS regular-season match, the entire playoffs, and other ancillary competitions, all with no blackouts. The launch announcement […]

Apple to introduce ads for Major League Soccer streaming

Apple is set to introduce advertising into its streaming TV service by building an ad network for live transmission of Major League Soccer next year, according to a report by Bloomberg. According to the report, Apple is in talks with advertising partners and MLS sponsors in advance of its launch of live coverage of MLS […]

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