Dish’s new Sling TV, a cable-like television package delivered via the Internet, has the potential to disrupt the TV industry. Who else will now try the same thing?
Other media giants are known to be working on “virtual cable” services — some are likely to go ahead, and others are not so likely.
Sony: The maker of the PlayStation video game console has been pretty public about its plans for a streaming cable service — like Netflix (NFLX, Tech30), but for live channels, not just on-demand shows. Sony (SNE) already has deals in place with Viacom (VIA) and CBS (CBS).
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