What you need to know
- Apple has temporarily halted new podcast episode submissions on iTunes Connect.
- The move is another hint that the company could announce its own premium podcast service tomorrow.
As reported by AppleInsider, Apple has stopped accepting new podcast episode submissions to iTunes Connect, the service that handles the upload of your podcast into the company's Apple Podcasts service.
Rumors of Apple Podcasts+ popped earlier today when Recode's Peter Kafka said that they are "pretty sure" the company will unveil the paid subscription service at tomorrow's event.
While we are here: Pretty sure Apple is prepping its own podcast plan - a paid subscription service - on Tuesday. pic.twitter.com/w12tWqg0yoWhile we are here: Pretty sure Apple is prepping its own podcast plan - a paid subscription service - on Tuesday. pic.twitter.com/w12tWqg0yo— Peter Kafka (@pkafka) April 18, 2021April 18, 2021
Joe Wituschek is a Contributor at iMore. With over ten years in the technology industry, one of them being at Apple, Joe now covers the company for the website. In addition to covering breaking news, Joe also writes editorials and reviews for a range of products. He fell in love with Apple products when he got an iPod nano for Christmas almost twenty years ago. Despite being considered a "heavy" user, he has always preferred the consumer-focused products like the MacBook Air, iPad mini, and iPhone 13 mini. He will fight to the death to keep a mini iPhone in the lineup. In his free time, Joe enjoys video games, movies, photography, running, and basically everything outdoors.
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