Apple Said to Suspend Effort to Develop Live TV Service

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  • Focus instead will be on App Store as platform for others
  • Media companies resist channel package at $30 to $40 a month

Content Dilemma: Apple Said to Suspend Live TV Plans

Apple Inc. has suspended plans to offer a live Internet-based television service and is instead focusing on being a platform for media companies to sell directly to customers through its App Store, according to a person with knowledge of the matter.

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