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Online Service Providers

Joint venture in doubt after website sold

A joint venture between AOL and Legend Group faces an uncertain future after the domain name for its co-managed website was sold to a Xiamen-based portal.

Wednesday, 31 December, 2003, 12:00am

AOL unit inks deal

AOL Time Warner's Chinese flagship channel has secured more than 300 hours of programmes from a mainland production house. China Entertainment TV will expand its partnership with Hairun to include production, boosting the hours of original programming to over 700.

27 Mar 2002 - 12:00am

Legend to install AOL Web software

Mainland computer giant Legend Holdings has completed transactions that will lay the groundwork for the introduction of personal computers installed with software that carries America Online content and services.

22 Nov 2001 - 12:00am

AOL service pledge

Internet service provider AOL said no major changes should result after it takes over its Hong Kong service from its partner Chinadotcom, following the termination of Chinadotcom's licence to run the operation.

6 Jun 2001 - 12:00am

Time will tell if AOL lives up to reputation of quality

I would like to know more about America Online in Hong Kong as its site does not provide much information. I subscribe to Netvigator with its 'standard plan', and have a 56K modem. Do you think it is worth changing to AOL? Also, do you know any companies in Hong Kong that offer LAN connections to the Net for use at my home, are cheap and reliable, and provide a good service?

12 Oct 1999 - 12:00am

Big boys on the Net out of touch with their clients

It seems like America Online - once the favourite alternative to CompuServe in the days before the explosion of interest in the Internet - has been having a really bad year.

29 Jul 1997 - 12:00am

Global access a winner

CompuServe's on-line service reminds me a little of the mainframe: everyone thinks it died a long time ago, but somehow it manages to stay on.

CompuServe began long before the wide accessibility of the Internet. It was a time when e-mail and on-line information were terribly expensive and so aimed at those who could afford them.

29 Apr 1997 - 12:00am

GLITCH OF THE WEEK

MICROSOFT'S E-MAIL Is it possible to be just too popular for your own good? After making Bill Gates the richest man in America and flooding the world with Windows and spawning a new corporate culture, Microsoft has hit an unexpected barrier, caused by its own success.

20 Apr 1997 - 12:00am

Hard work staying on-line on the move

Q: I am a fairly new Internet user, but in the short time I have been on-line I can safely say this technology has changed the way I communicate. E-mail has been a god-send for me and I often wonder how I lived without it. However, I have a feeling I am still not getting the most out of the Internet.

16 Jul 1996 - 12:00am

Global network lands in 'libel' row

ONE of the largest computer networks has apologised to a Hong Kong subscriber after a system operator posted an allegedly defamatory message to a potentially worldwide audience of millions.

28 Apr 1996 - 12:00am

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