Apple News Plus, the company’s $9.99 per month subscription service,. But since then, a report indicates, Apple has struggled to add more readers.
Apple reportedly tallied, the first in a new wave of services the company announced earlier this year. The goal, Apple said, wasn’t just to sell us all iPhones, iPads, Mac computers, Apple Watches, AirPods and all sorts of other gizmos, it would also start aggregating stuff to do on them too.
We could watch TV shows and documentaries led by stars like Jennifer Anniston, Reese Witherspoon and Oprah with . We could play more than a hundred video games through . And we could read Apple News Plus.
But a report from CNBC says Apple didn’t “materially” add more readers to Apple News Plus after its launch, despite offering access to the likes of The Wall Street Journal, Vogue, Esquire and CNET. Apple hasn’t published subscriber numbers itself, nor did it respond to a request for comment on CNBC’s story.
The company has been promoting Apple News Plus in its Apple News app, which is included in every new iPhone, iPad and Mac computer. It’s also used the App Store to promote Apple Arcade since, and the Apple TV app to promote Apple TV Plus since .
Apple has ways it can make its services even more attractive. Bloomberg reported that Apple TV Plus and Apple News Plus. The bundle may even include Apple Music, the news organization reported. So far, Apple hasn’t commented on that either.