Apple To Unveil Next Generation iPod Touch, Apple TV, 99¢ TV Shows At Media Event On September 7th?

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If true, this is a major departure from Steve Jobs' earlier plans to introduce a $30 a month
to iTunes users. It is reported that the media companies were skeptical of Apple 's plans since that could risk the retransmission fee revenues that these companies earned from TV system operators.
, the new rental service shall be announced on September 7 at a special media event. Steve Jobs is also expected to unveil the
during the event.
report is in line with earlier speculations about the launch of on-demand TV stations. You may remember Kevin Rose's blog post earlier this week about content producers offering
on iTunes to the iTV customers. The new service will allow users to watch TV shows over multiple platforms including the iPhone , iPad, iTV and iPod Touch. This could help Apple effectively compete against rival services like Hulu. The popular video streaming service had
that allowed iPhone and iPad users to stream television content on their devices by paying a monthly subscription fee of $9.99. Apple 's offering could additionally bring this content to the users' televisions using the new
.
Would you prefer to rent the TV shows rather than buying them? Or would you prefer to pay a monthly subscription fee?

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