President of the European Internet Service Providers Association describes the internet as "the way of the future"

International media interests  are now looking for internet partners marking a major shift in the media and telecommunications industries.

Following the merger of Time Warner and America Online, shares in the media industry shot up marking the arrival of the internet as a business and not just technology.

The buy-out of Esat by BT and massive international mergers, is said to be the beginning of a revolution that will change the nature of communications and computers.

Susan Byrne speaks to Cormac Callanan, President of the European Internet Service Providers Association, who describes the internet as "the way of the future".

An RTÉ News report by Susan Byrne broadcast on 13 January 2000.