Sony (NYSE:SNE) may not be the first thing you think of when streaming TV comes up, but a recent deal with Viacom (NASDAQ:VIA) may put the company front and center. The two companies have reportedly reached a deal to show channels like MTV, Comedy Central, and Nickelodeon before some other powerhouses make moves to stream cable networks. Find out what Fool contributor Travis Hoium thinks about this move and how it will affect Sony as well as powerhouses Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX)

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