Canadian pay-TV operators already testing new Apple iTV?

Canada's Rogers Communications and BCE are in talks with Apple--and even may be trialing the rumored HD smart TV--to become Canadian launch partners. The product reportedly integrates Siri, Apple's voice-recognition software that acts as a personal assistant on the latest iPhone, into television sets to help viewers make programming choices. Jeffries & Company analyst Peter Misek said he expects AT&T and Verizon to also be included as potential partners. Article

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