Ibm: High Gear For The Superhighway

Amid all the Info Highway ruckus, IBM has been noticeably quiet--until now. The computer giant is working on final details of a plan to pull far-flung efforts into a new group to attack superhighway-type opportunities. It's investigating interactive TV, video conferencing, multimedia, and a variety of network-based offerings including a personal communications service. All this is the result of a high-level task force which has been developing what insiders call IBM's "infostructure"--the technologies and services to deliver network-centric computing.

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