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AOL's advertising alive and kicking

AOL transition from a subscription service to largely free broadband portal is being eased by a surge in advertising revenue. Time Warner (TWX) reported its AOL unit performance in its first quarter earnings report.

May 2, 2007 by

Carphone Warehouse buys AOL UK

Carphone Warehouse has triumphed in the bidding war for AOL UK's access business, and also admitted losing millions of pounds through its 'free broadband' campaign

October 11, 2006 by

Broadband leaps ahead of AOL

For the first time, broadband customers surpass the number of people who subscribe to America Online, a sign of the growing influence of high-speed Net services.

May 13, 2004 by

AOL ditches broadband offering

America Online confirms that it has stopped selling a version of its Internet service that came bundled with high-speed Net access. But AOL will continue to offer its "bring your own access" plan.

February 26, 2004 by

AOL hops on the broadband wagon

The Web portal on Friday will launch a new online service, part of its effort to rescue itself from plummeting online advertising revenue and a corroding narrowband subscriber base.

July 31, 2003 by

AOL bets future on broadband

Trying to make up for lost time, AOL CEO Jonathan Miller declared that AOL would bet the company on the concept of "always on" connections to the Internet.

July 17, 2003 by

AOL touts security for broadband plans

As surfers jump to the broadband world dominated by cable and phone companies, the one-time dial-up stalwart tries to position itself as the safest way to go high-speed on the Net.

June 9, 2003 by

AOL names new broadband chief

America Online announces that it has promoted former entertainment division head Kevin Conroy to run operations for its broadband service. In this new position, Conroy will oversee all business operations at AOL for Broadband, a version of the AOL service geared for high-speed Internet users.

May 13, 2003 by

AOL goes marketing at Best Buy

America Online said it has struck a marketing agreement to promote its online services throughout 500 Best Buy stores. AOL will promote its standard online service and its recently launched AOL for Broadband features to Best Buy shoppers.

April 3, 2003 by

AOL clouts deals with baseball, radio

America Online on Tuesday unveiled new broadband partnerships in the campaign to entice its dial-up subscribers to high-speed Internet access. The online subsidiary of AOL Time Warner announced a new agreement with Major League Baseball's MLB Advanced Media that will provide AOL broadband subscribers with access to a variety of video and audio programs.

April 1, 2003 by

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