This time, it’s cable companies
and Internet service providers (ISPs), the “pipes” in the complicated ecosystem that keeps consumers entertained, with the big pockets and bigger ambitions.As part of the strategy, the largest pay-TV
providers, including Verizon (VZ), AT&T (T) and Comcast (CMCSA), are buying content companies
, forming joint ventures and experimenting with new ways of distributing video . Your cable company is becoming a movie studio.