Bloomberg: Apple focusing on $9.99 monthly for Apple TV+, launching in November with 5 reveals

Following a report from The Financial Times earlier in the present day, Bloomberg has now revealed its personal report detailing sure facets of Apple TV+. According to the report, Apple is focusing on a November launch of Apple TV+ and “weighing” a value of $9.99 monthly.

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Apple itself has not but provided any particulars on value, and this Bloomberg report is the primary we’ve heard of a $9.99 value level. That locations it above the $6.99 value of Disney+, and proper in the midst of the assorted plans and tiers provided by Hulu and Netflix.

The report notes {that a} “free trial is likely as Apple builds up its library,” nevertheless it didn’t go into specifics. Apple Music gives a 3 month free trial, however Apple Arcade is likely to only offer a one month trial. 9to5Mac report earlier in the present day that Apple Arcade will cost $4.99 per month.

As for the unique content material slate at launch, Apple TV+ will reportedly embody the next reveals:

Apple’s preliminary slate of reveals will embody “The Morning Show,” Steven Spielberg’s “Amazing Stories,” “See” with Jason Momoa, “Truth Be Told” with Octavia Spencer, and a documentary sequence about extravagant homes known as “Home.”

That’s a comparatively small slate of authentic content material, and it’s unclear how rapidly Apple will increase. A report earlier in the present day mentioned Apple’s budget has ballooned to over $6 billion. 

One frequent suggestion has been that Apple would possibly bundle all of its providers collectively – together with Apple Music, iCloud Storage, Apple News+, and Apple Arcade. Bloomberg’s report hints at a possible bundle with with the iPhone Upgrade Program:

The firm may head off a income slowdown by coaxing customers to subscribe to the brand new providers. Cupertino, California-based Apple may additionally probably enhance income by tying providers to the iPhone improve program, which lets clients replace to new fashions yearly by way of month-to-month cost plans.

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