Apple’s cash-for-data deal with Amazon may be the first step toward a wider digital subscription, but the real payoff could be in what the company does with it.
That’s because Apple has a monopoly on data and data services, which Apple has long coveted.
Now that the companies have been negotiating data caps, data caps are the big deal.
Apple’s data cap has always been a controversial topic, but with the recent expansion of data caps in the US and Europe, Apple has finally had to take a stand.
With the rise of streaming and other streaming services, Apple can no longer afford to pay its own data bills to third parties, which is why it has started paying data caps on its own.
Apple will pay its data providers a flat rate for data that goes into the cloud, but it will not be paying its own customers to use it.
Apple has also taken a position that other companies can’t afford to take: the Apple TV.
If you want to use Apple’s app store to buy Apple TV games, you’ll have to pay Apple for them.
And if you want Apple to pay you to use its own App Store to buy iPhones, iPads, or MacBooks, you need to pay the iPhone manufacturer for the iPhone itself.
Apple’s new data cap pricing system may seem like a huge blow to the AppleTV, but a similar system is already in place in the U.K. And that’s because in the UK, the UK Data Protection Act prohibits the sale of data to third-party apps without the permission of the manufacturer of the app.
Apple will not release details of the data caps it’s paying its data service providers, but one of the first Apple apps that will be compatible with the new data caps will be an Apple Music app.
It will be available for free, but users who purchase music will be charged a fee for it.
Apple also announced a new service that it’s calling “The Apple TV App.”
The service will be a free, ad-supported app that offers streaming and media-streaming options, along with video- and music-playing controls, and it will let users add an Apple TV app to their home screens.
The AppleTV App will be free and ad-free until the end of October, but Apple is already working on new features for the app that will make it more useful.
It’s a bit like a video-editing app, but there are no filters and no controls.
Apple said it is working on a new feature called “LiveTV” that lets users add a live TV stream to their AppleTV and make it available to their friends, family, and coworkers on a schedule they decide.
The new feature will also let users “add an AppleTV app to a Mac,” allowing users to watch live TV streams without the need to install an Apple app on their Mac.
Apple plans to release more Apple TV apps in the future.
The AppleTV can be used to watch Apple TV shows on other devices, and the Apple App Store is designed for third-parties to sell Apple TV content to users.
But Apple said it’s still in the early stages of development of a new Apple TV subscription service that will let Apple users subscribe to the service, including Apple TV subscriptions, Apple TV devices, apps, and content.
Sources: Reuters, Bloomberg, Bloomberg News, The Verge, Apple, The New York Times