updated 07:10 pm EST, Tue February 7, 2006
iTMS sells 12M videos
Apple today said its iTunes Music Store has sold 12 million videos. The news comes just hours after CBS and Apple both announced the addition of Showtime content on iTunes, as well as Apple's launch of its one billion song promotion. Recently networks even began crediting iTunes with increasing viewership, a turnaround from past skepticism and worry regarding online video content. Another service recently launched allowing artists to publish their own work on iTMS, as well as RealNetworks' Rhapsody service without the need for record labels. The addition of ESPN and ABC Sports enhnaced available content for iTunes users in January, followed by the addition of NHL and Nascar content.