Report: Apple and BT nearing pay-TV deal

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

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) and British telecom BT (NYSE:BT) are in talks over a partnered push into pay-TV, according to The Daily Telegraph.

Sources say the early discussions involve a deal that would make BT’s EE mobile brand a major distributor of Apple TV boxes. EE would offer the boxes, pre-loaded with apps including BT Sport, to its broadband customers.

Apple has a similar deal in place in Switzerland with pay-TV telecom Salt. 

BT shares are up 1.4% premarket to $15.14.  

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