Monday, April 30, 2012
Apple Flirting with Epix for Streaming Video From 3 Major Studios
Mashable - As rumors continue to run rampant about the alleged Apple HDTV set, now there’s a tantalizing clue about programming Apple might use to entice people to buy and watch such a device.
Reuters found out Apple is currently in negotiations with Epix, a studio-backed company that streams relatively new content from major studios Lionsgate, MGM and Paramount.
Hey, isn’t this how Netflix gets a lot of its best and newest movies and such for streaming? It sure is, and it’s costing that company $200 million to do so, in an agreement that expires as soon as September of this year. More