Apple already offers a pay monthly subscription for its Music service and video could be next. Apple's live stream page gives some clues about the launch event.
The company didn't immediately respond to a request for comment Monday, but Bloomberg and other outlets suggested that a video-streaming service with free original shows available on iPads and iPhones, as well as a premium service including content from Showtime and Starz, would be featured at the event.
Apple has long hinted at a planned video service, spending US$2 billion in Hollywood to produce its own content and signing major stars such as Oprah Winfrey. Apple usually launches products and services in the month period after the event. This year, Apple is expected to unveil the iPad (7th-generation) that will retain the conventional headphone jack and Touch ID.Читайте также: Six Nations should consider relegation, says England head coach Jones
The TV service is expected to launch globally, an ambitious move to rival services from Netflix Inc and Amazon.com Inc.'s Prime Video.
For two years Apple has been signing up the best talent, including Sony Pictures' Zack Van Amburg and Jamie Erlicht, and greenlighting dramas, comedies, thrillers and sci-fi series with top names from Steve Carell to Jennifer Aniston, as it looks to make a mark in the TV streaming industry. It's sent out invites for an event at its new campus, with the tagline 'It's show time'. It also has deals in place with directors M Night Shyamalan, JJ Abrams and Steven Spielberg.
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