Apple's talks with broadcast networks over its rumored streaming TV service have reportedly been picking up steam lately. As part of a push for local programming on the service, Apple is said to be talking to ABC, CBS, Fox, and NBC about gaining rights to local affiliate feeds, which would allow Apple to negotiation only with the networks, rather than having to do so with each individual affiliate.
From The New York Post:
CBS and Fox are both said to have nearly completed deals with their affiliates. Disney and CBS will reportedly be the first companies to sign-on to Apple's service in order to get it off the ground, with Apple supposedly aiming for a late fall launch.
Apple is reportedly still trying to nail down the price of the service, though previous reports have indicated that it could be between $20 and $40 per month.
Source: The New York Post
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