Archived report. This report was archived in July 2004 and has not been updated. The convergence of the telecommunications sector with the computer and the broadcasting world is creating new synergies, most evident in the exponential growth of the Internet. While the broadband infrastructure is presently the most important aspect of broadband development, future needs will centre around content, and who supplies it. In this report, Paul discussed the type of applications that will succeed on the new medium, and the services that were most popular at the time.