Bursting out of the gates with more than 54 million subscribers globally, Disney+ has completely blocked out the sun for Apple’s own entry to the streaming wars, Apple TV+, at least early on. But while Disney+ stood out as a lone beacon amid The Walt Disney Co’s devastated first-quarter balance sheet, which saw an overall 91% decline in profits, Apple TV+ was, inversely, only a small functional piece of a broader success story for Apple, which saw its services revenue increase to a record $13. 3 billion for January through March. With sales of iPhones, MacBook Pros and other hardware gadgets in decline, the success of services was the reason Apple was able to eke out narrow 1% revenue growth in its fiscal second quarter. Aside from a few shows like Beastie Boys Story, Apple TV+’s originals haven’t built much buzz. Apple TV+Since Apple TV+ launched Nov.
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