Just imagine what a Telecomputer would be that replaces the telephone. Before this can occur, a network that can deliver reasonable bandwidth may be required.
Two schemes are posited: X-terminal-like or Winterm dumb terminals that have browser capability and only run viewing programs; and diskless workstation-like platforms capable of running programs that are downloaded.
By merely waiting, the cost of computers automatically decline in price such that a PC is at an acceptable, consumer price level comparable in price to a color television set.
In 1996 Windows terminals are available.