Sony has sealed a preliminary agreement with media giant Viacom for its cable channels on an Internet-connected television service, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing an unnamed person familiar with the matter.
A Viacom spokesman declined to comment to CNET, while a representative for Sony didn't immediately respond. Viacom is the owner of such channels as Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, and other cable networks.
Sony was previously reported as a contender in the race among the world's tech giants to develop a robust over-the-top television option. Intel has been working on a TV service aimed for release later … Read more