Though Tim Cook has downplayed Apple's (AAPL) content ambitions, the company wants to launch a...

|About: Apple Inc. (AAPL)|By:, SA News Editor

Though Tim Cook has downplayed Apple's (AAPL) content ambitions, the company wants to launch a streaming TV service by Christmas, says the New York Post. However, like others, the paper claims Apple is struggling to line up content providers, who aren't keen on Apple's insistence on a la carte pricing. It's also claimed cable providers are balking at Apple's attempts to replace traditional set-tops with its own devices. (yesterday)