Futurists and cord-cutters believe the time will come, sooner or later, that cable companies and their tight grip on TV content will finally loosen and we’ll live in an always-on, on-demand world of streaming TV for all. Major tech players such as Sony and Intel are prepping TV services to launch in the fall, and whispers are growing louder that Apple and Google will join them with competing services. Already Netflix, Hulu, Roku, Amazon, Aereo and others have staked a claim as disruptors, but who will really rule the roost as the TV networks of the future? Vote in our poll for who you think will eventually become our TV overloads (vote for as many as you think will be major players) and explain your thinking in-depth in the comments below. To hear more about this topic, check out last Friday’s Mediatwits podcast with guests Brian Stelter of the New York Times and Tracy Swedlow of TV of Tomorrow.Related
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