Whatever happened to convergence?
When law firms set up their own TMT groups they were banking on a new age where technology and entertainment integrated seamlessly. But the market went quiet and the industry convergence didn't happen. Felicity Clarke looks at the reasons why
Technologically, the future has been with us for some time. Music can be listened to on the home PC, e-mails can be accessed via a mobile phone and the family can interact with the television instead of with each other. The obvious next step was for the companies that produce the content to link up with the companies that own the means of delivery, to exploit the new synergies.
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