Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) is reportedly willing to pay big to become a player in streaming television, hoping to upend the cable industry. This could change the monopoly market conditions Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) and Time Warner (NYSE:TWC) have built in cable and it may open up the industry for streaming companies like Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) as well. Fool contributor Travis Hoium tell investors what he thinks of Intel's big bet in the video below. 

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