TWC, Comcast to Put Cable Shows Online

Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE: TWC) and Comcast Corp. (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) are looking into making cable network shows available online -- but only to cable subscribers.

Over the past few months, the two have been in discussions with major cable network owners Viacom Inc. (NYSE: VIA), Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE: TWC), and NBC Universal , The Wall Street Journal reports. Previously, cable operators have limited how much content the networks could make available online for free.

According to the WSJ's report, the cable operators' Web offerings could launch as soon as this year and will be "in a streaming format with ads, accessible in and out of the home, and without any additional charge to cable-TV subscribers."

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— Erin Barker, Contentinople

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