1. Due to the recent site upgrade, the iPadForums (iPF) App will no longer work. The new iPadForums.net website has been designed from the ground up to work perfectly from any mobile, tablet, or desktop computer using the built in internet browser. Create a shortcut to iPadForums.net on your home screen by following these steps: Create an icon for iPadForums.net

Apple Could be Planning to Launch a Netflix-Style Movie Subscription Service

Discussion in 'Apple iPad News' started by Maura, Apr 12, 2011.

  1. Maura
    Offline

    Maura iPadForums News Team

    Joined:
    Jun 7, 2010
    Messages:
    2,466
    Thanks Received:
    98
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Location:
    UK
    Ratings:
    +100 / 0
    [​IMG]

    MacRumors has a story today about a new report from Jefferies analyst Peter Misek that speculates that Apple could be planning to launch a “new far-reaching cloud-based service†for movies. Misek believes that Apple’s humungous new data center in North Carolina will be handling the new iOS-based subscription service, which will enable iPhone/iPod touch and iPad users to pay to stream movies and other content to their devices, presumably via iTunes. Misek notes that Apple has plans to double the size of its already massive data centre, greatly expanding its server capacity, with a view to handling huge volumes of video streaming in the future. MacStories has the following quote from Misek’s report:

    Source: Analyst Speculates Apple Prepping Video Subscription Service to Challenge Netflix - Mac Rumors, MacStories
  2. The Alternative
    Offline

    The Alternative iPad Junkie

    Joined:
    Jul 11, 2010
    Messages:
    672
    Thanks Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Southeast Wisconsin
    Ratings:
    +1 / 0
    Depending on subscription fees and stream speeds this might not be a bad deal. Please let us know when/if you hear more concerning this subject. Thanks for the update.

Share This Page

Search tags for this page

apple movie subscription

,
apple movie subscription services
,
apple movie subsctiption service