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AOL e-mail accounts, software to be free (AP)
Populux | August 2, 2006 at 11:39 amby
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NEW YORK - Stepping up the chase for online advertising dollars, AOL will give away e-mail accounts and software previously available only to its paying customers in a strategy shift likely to accelerate the decline in its core Internet access business. The decision, announced Wednesday by AOL parent Time Warner Inc., removes the few remaining reasons for AOL subscribers to keep paying when they already have high-speed Internet access through a cable or phone company. AOL hopes that by making services ...