Apple’s new streaming-video service will cost you

Apple is going to charge for its new streaming-video service. The tech giant announced a big push into streaming video at an event in its Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino, California on March 25, featuring a parade of stars and a sizzle reel of its upcoming programming.

The service, called Apple TV+, will require a subscription and will not include ads. It is slated to launch in the fall. Apple plans to release details on pricing and availability around that time. The company said the service will be available in more than 100 countries.

Apple is touting original programming from creators like Steven Spielberg, Oprah Winfrey, Sesame Workshop, Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon, JJ Abrams, M. Night Shyamalan, and more, all of whom took the stage at the event to announce their upcoming projects for Apple TV+.

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