Will Verizon, AT&T ride the surging video streaming wave?

The flood of video coming online will increasingly give consumers their choice of content, devices upon which they can watch it and providers that can deliver the content. And that may be overwhelming, said Maryann Baldwin of Magid Media Futures. "It's going to be a bit complicated for a while," she said. Blame it all on Netflix, which has been a catalyst. Its success has spawned other services, like Hulu, Vudu, Crackle and Amazon Prime. It's an all-you-can-eat buffet that's won over consumers; the number of people who subscribe to an online streaming service grew 74 percent in 2011. Article

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