I know, I know, I know that this has nothing to do with B-School. But this is big news for a lot of people. I sent this to some of my family today so they could call and convert their AOL paid accounts to free.-Dave
By Jefferson Graham, USA TODAY AOL, the online service that ushered in the Internet era for millions, Wednesday said it would begin offering its services for free. AOL now has 17.6 million customers who pay monthly charges for slow, dial-up Internet access or other AOL services. Now, anyone with high-speed Internet access can use the AOL software free and hold onto their AOL.com e-mail addresses. -------
To stop paying for AOL service, customers must call customer service at 888-265-8008. They can't do it online or via e-mail. Former subscribers who quit in the past two years can reclaim their e-mail addresses, free. They must sign on to AOL to reactivate an e-mail address.