Analysts: AppleTV+ will have 12 million subscribers by the end of 2020

Analysts: AppleTV+ will have 12 million subscribers by the end of 2020

A new report by Wall Street research firm Cowen — as noted by AppleInsider — predicts that AppleTV +, Apple’s upcoming video streaming service, should rack up 12 million subscriptions by the end of 2020. The analysts think the tech giant will break even in its original content production efforts if it reaches 10 million users. 

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Apple TV+ with only five shows at the start but $9.99 doesn’t sound too attractive

Apple TV+ with only five shows at the start but $9.99 doesn’t sound too attractive

The Apple TV+ streaming service will arrive in November and cost $9.99 per month, according to Bloomberg. The article, quoting unnamed “people familiar with the matter,” says Apple will start with a small selection (five) of shows, then add more “frequently” over several months. 

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‘Steady growth’ of monitors forecast through 2023, so it’s time for new Apple displays

‘Steady growth’ of monitors forecast through 2023, so it’s time for new Apple displays

Here’s another reason for Apple to introduce new 27-inch and 21-inch displays for those of us who can’t afford the $4,999 (plus $999 for a stand!) Apple Pro Display XDR. Sales of gaming monitors grew 48.6% during the the first quarter of 2019 (1Q19) thanks to growing demand for second or external displays, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Gaming Tracker.

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Survey: subscription services experiencing growth on a global scale

Survey: subscription services experiencing growth on a global scale

Apple may be ramping up its Services with Apple TV+, Apple Arcade, and Apple News+ along with Apple Music just in time. Zuora, Inc., a cloud-based subscription management platform provider, has released the findings of an international survey that found that subscription services are experiencing growth on a global scale as consumers around the world overwhelmingly prefer access to what they need and freedom from the burden of product ownership.

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