Apple's internet TV service won't be unveiled at WWDC

Apple’s much-anticipated internet TV service won’t be getting a grand reveal at next week’s WWDC keynote. According to a report from Re/code (now part of Vox Media), the company has told high ranking TV executives that a launch has been pushed off “until later this year, or in 2016.” Apple is apparently having difficulty hammering out licensing deals with networks and local broadcasters. This has forced the company to adjust its launch timeframe; originally Apple was aiming for a debut in early fall — just as new seasons premiere on major TV stations.

One sticking point in negotiations has been Apple’s desire to include live programming from the biggest broadcast networks in cities “across the US.” ABC, CBS, FOX, and NBC don’t directly…

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Author: Chris Welch

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