"Apple Inc. appears to launch its much anticipated video streaming service in the spring, but Jefferie's analyst Tim O & # 39; Shea is not yet convinced that the effort will help Apple achieve a bend in growth," Emily Bary writes for MarketWatch.

"Even with video, growth is not enough to compensate for the iPhone's decline, which should last through 201

9 and beyond," he wrote, writes Bary. "30% revenue share can reduce the amount of third-party video content in this service, limiting the potential," says Shea, although it is still unclear what the company's video sharing revenue will be as the company has not yet announced the offer. "

" While publishers such as Netflix are rebelling against Apple's 30% purchase of App Store revenue, the largest app only accounts for 0.3% of total revenue, Bary writes. Big producer pulls out, it would be a much bigger problem, "wrote" Shea. "

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MacDailyNews Take: If Shea's ifs and buts were candies and nuts, we'd all have a Merry Christmas.

iCal for future reference.

Apple is likely to uncover TV streaming service at star-sighted event March 25 – February 15, 2019
Apple targets April to launch its new video service – February 13, 2019
Apple holds special media events March 25 – February 12, 2019