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Apple TV reportedly in talks with Comcast for streaming via managed networks


Apple TV’s rumors has another big addition, this time it’s about the company’s partnering with Comcast for streaming, according to a Wall Street Journal report.

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According to the report (check source link), Apple will be using Comcast’s “managed connection” for streaming live TV and cloud DVR recordings to avoid any bandwidth issues. After the official acquisition of Time Warner Cable by Comcast, the “managed connection” could be more stable than ever before.

If you are not aware, you must know that Comcast’s Xfinity TV app on Xbox 360 works in same way by sending videos on-demand routed via Comcast’s internal networks. However, there is a serious arguments are going on about the FCC’s net neutrality rule, following the Xfinity TV app’s new traffic routing method.

The report also suggests that the talks between Apple and Comcast is in very early stage and both are not close to sign an y agreement, so far. Rumors also suggests that Apple proposed Comcast to sell its Apple TVs in a way similar to TiVo.

The rumors of Apple TV were living on the internet media and news papers since very long, but Apple hasn’t released any product to modernize the existing TV experience, despite testing it for years. Stay tuned for more updates on this story. Post your views in the comments field below.

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