Discusses some of the services offered by America OnLine.
“America Online (AOL) is one of many online companies that have emerged as a result of the growing capabilities, and decreasing size, of computers and communications technology. Over the past few years AOL has become one of the more popular on-line services available to the public. In 1992 the company had 219,000 subscribers, which was a 40 percent increase over the previous year, and now has over one million subscribers and continues to grow. This places AOL as the third largest on-line service after CompuServe and Prodigy.
Some of the features that have contributed to the growing success of AOL are its sharp graphics, ease of use, wide variety of services, information available, and heavy promotion. he main draw for subscribers seems to be high level of interactivity that…”