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apple tv comcast Opinion: Netflix, Comcast and Apple   Two different approaches

Over the weekend, the WSJ reported that Apple and Comcast are working on a deal to streamline the use of Apple TV to Comcast users, where Comcast would provide the bandwidth to the device via a different ‘channel’, allowing the Apple TV content to be protected from the buffering and quality issues that plague other video services relying on the public internet. This is in sharp contrast to the recent Netflix-Comcast deal, whereby Netflix is directly paying Comcast for bandwidth to Comcast’s customer base.

There are three fundamental issues that come into play with delivering cable television to the home, and this type of arrangement between Apple and Comcast could end up being mutually beneficial in each of these areas.

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apple tv comcast nbc 960x540 Will Apple TV 4 come with Comcast subscriptions?

Looks like the rumor mill just can’t get enough of Apple TV. This time, the speculations are on a deal between Apple and Comcast to bring channels from the US largest cable TV network to the Apple TV. And as per analysts, Apple TV 4 might be the first one to feature the same.

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timcook hbo Apple in talks to add HBO Go content to Apple TV

Bloomberg reports that Apple will add HBO Go content to Apple TV by mid-2013. According to “two people familiar with the plans”, HBO subscribers (cable and satellite) will be able to watch over 600 hours of films and TV shows on Apple TV.

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