Twitter is close to inking a deal with Viacom (VIA, VIAB to bring high-quality streaming video...

|About: Viacom Inc. (VIA)|By:, SA News Editor

Twitter is close to inking a deal with Viacom (VIA, VIAB to bring high-quality streaming video and advertising to the site, reports Bloomberg. The deal under discussion would let Twitter stream videos and split the resulting ad revenue with the network. Discussions have reportedly also been held with NBCUniversal (CMCSA).