The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which consumer-goods editor and analyst Austin Smith discusses topics around the investing world.

The online-streaming game continues to heat up. Today it's Comcast that's throwing its hat into the ring by rolling out its own Netflix-like streaming service. This move puts the No. 1 and No. 2 video subscription services firmly in the arena of streaming content. If nothing else, it cements streaming video's position as the content-delivery medium of the future, and investors need to take note today.