Apple Plans to Launch Its 'Netflix for News' Service Next Month

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Calling it the Netflix of news, Apple's hefty fee may send content providers running.

In our estimation, taking Apple's former habits into account, that means it will host an event on the Tuesday before pre-orders open; on the aforementioned 19 March. Apple's video service will allow customers to subscribe to various digital streaming products and watch in the iOS TV app.

We've seen endless reports over the past year suggesting that Apple wants to bundle together magazine and newspaper subscriptions into a monthly plan. Moreover, the report states that Apple plans to keep it very simple and allow consumers to watch all TV shows in a single app, instead of requiring them to launch separate apps for each service.

But this new service would combine content from news services who lock their content behind a paywall. The Apple News subscription service is said to be the biggest highlight of the event, even as the company is running to resistance from larger publishers over the proposed financial terms.

The WSJ reports that the New York Times and The Washington Post still haven't agreed to license their content to the service because of the terms. That service is expected to launch as early as April. Apple also now gets to boast about their efforts to help the field of journalism, as the company's vice president Eddy Cue said when they acquired the subscription news app Texture past year.

According to a report by BuzzFeed, Apple is gearing up to launch a news subscription service on March 25 during a special event.

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"The news service is not moving the needle for Apple bulls but it speaks to a strategic shift within Cupertino to focus on services separate than hardware releases".

On the other hand, you probably shouldn't expect any physical products to be unveiled at the event.

Back in late January, The Globe and Mail reported that Steve Maich, the former senior vice-president of publishing at Rogers, will lead Apple's News operation in Canada.

Apple declined to comment on or confirm a March 25 event.

As for the original programming Apple has been working on, some of the projects in the works include a revamp of the 1980s hit Amazing Stories, a new comedy series from It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia stars Rob McElhenney and Charlie Day, and projects from La La Land creator Damien Chazelle.

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