New York – Apple (NASD: AAPL) is negotiating with U.S. television
networks to lower the price tag of standard-definition TV show downloads from
its iTunes Store from $1.99 to 99 cents, the Financial Times reports, citing
people close to the discussions.
The networks are said to be resisting the move
by Apple to lower prices, which was described in the story as an integral part
of the strategy for its forthcoming tablet PC, expected to be introduced
The company has also reportedly held talks with the networks on
offering a video subscription service for TV shows.