So the Super Bowl Sunday is here and everyone is getting their popcorn ready. For those who haven’t been able to get a ticket into the stadium nor have a supported cable subscription, here is huge news: you will be able to live stream SuperBowl XLIX this Sunday and that too for free. It is all thanks to NBC Universal who are broadcasting the whole event for the public to promote their TV Everywhere service.
Apple may introduce a television product called the iTV, Bloomberg reports, citing Jefferies & Co. analyst Peter Misek. In a note to clients, Misek wrote that Apple may want to use user-generated video from customers who use iPads and iPhones as recorders, which would give the company “the ability to leverage content into a YouTube-like model.”
According to Misek, Apple may buy access to exclusive and non-exclusive programs, possibly through a partnership with carriers such as AT&T and Verizon. Jefferies & Co. analyst believes that “lower margins and higher risks” are likely to drive away Apple from creating its own content.