Sony has shaken corporate hands with media giant Viacom to bring the latter's TV shows, including MTV, Nickelodeon and Comedy Central to the Internet TV offering that will be hitting PS3 and PS4 in 2014.
According to a report, "Sony reportedly plans to stream traditional cable channels as well as on-demand content over the Internet to televisions, game consoles and Blu-ray players. Viacom, the owner of MTV, Nickelodeon and Comedy Central, has more than 20 channels.
"Sony's Internet-based TV service would let paying subscribers receive live cable channels as well as enable the company to sell Viacom shows and movies on demand."
The report from RTT
also states that, Walt Disney Co. (DIS), Time Warner Inc. (TWX) and CBS Corp. (CBS) are also in negotiations with Sony.
So, while Microsoft took the FLAK for its concentration on TV for Xbox One, Sony has played a slightly ore subtle game...