It was but days ago that we first caught wind
of Big Cable's plans to bite a chunk
out of the online TV
pie, and now we're already hearing that things could be ready to roll by summer. According to undisclosed sources quoted by Reuters
, both Comcast and Time Warner Cable are heading up talks with major content providers like Viacom and Discovery Communications. We're told that their plans are at "different stages," but pay-TV subscribers could be tuning into bonus coverage on the web or via smartphone "as soon as this summer." Tick, tock...