Internet-based TV on the way?

Good news for those wishing for the death of traditional TV...deals are currently being struck between various companies that allow for internet-based distribution of TV content.  The latest is between Dish Network and Disney, with Verizon and DirecTV also rumored to be pursuing similar content deals.  This means a potential end to the near-monopoly of cable companies and increased competition in the marketplace.  It also opens the door for Apple to move their AppleTV past the ‘hobby’ stage into a disruptive force in that market (or so I hope).  Read more over at Engadget.