It's convergence gone mad!

Blimey, no-one can accuse BT of not diversifying. Once a boring old phone company, it has since become an ISP, an IT services company and now...

Blimey, no-one can accuse BT of not diversifying. Once a boring old phone company, it has since become an ISP, an IT services company and now... a bank. Sort of.

The BT Credit Card has "competitive rates", apparently, but it also gets you money off your phone and broadband bills (at the whopping rate of a penny off for every £2 you spend on the card, although if you spend more than £250 that becomes a penny a pound). Available from today.

Is this what they mean by "convergence"? What's next, a handy bundle containing WiMax connectivity, carbon credits and dental insurance? Where will it all end...?!