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Apple reportedly working to bring live television to Apple TV

24
Mar
2014

Apple is reportedly in complex talks with Comcast about launching a joint product, a new Apple TV set-top box that would not only offer users access to on-demand movies, TV programs and other apps including games, but also live Comcast cable programming, reports from The Wall Street Journal and The Information reveal. The discussions are apparently in their infancy, with each company pushing its own interests. Apple wants such an Apple TV box to bypass congestion on the web by being labeled a “managed service,” that would have special access to the “last mile” connection or “the portion of a cable operator’s pipes that connect to customers’ homes.” Furthermore, the company would like customers who purchase these new boxes to

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