Verizon Communications might have some competition for control of Intel's delayed Web TV service.
European cable operator Liberty Global is in private talks to acquire Intel Media, according to unidentified sources in a Bloomberg report. The discussions would create a rival for Verizon, which last month was reported to be in late-stage negotiations to assume control of the planned Internet-based subscription TV service.
Earlier this year, Intel announced its plans to launch hardware and software that allow for live TV, on-demand TV, and content streaming. The offering, dubbed OnCue, was supposed to be available this year. However, in September, … Read more