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Convergence expands to the TV

Thursday 14 January 2010 | 10:07 CET | Author: Tim Poulus | Market Commentary
The telecom sector is set up around a number of opposing concepts: fixed/mobile, network/service, active/passive, consumer/business, wholesale/retail, incumbent/challenger, circuit/packet-switched, etc. As a result, the idea of convergence attracts a lot of discussion, especially when it comes to fixed and mobile. The annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas has put the term in a new context: the convergence of internet and television. This was not the only opposing concept brought together there. For example, Skype showed a new client designed especially for HDTV, Cisco and Polycom

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Companies: Cisco UK / Google / KDDI European Research / Polycom / Skype
Countries: World
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