website statistics
It may surprise the lot of us who are hooked to broadband internet connections, but AOL still makes nearly $150 million each quarter from its dial-up business.

Your take on Getting a SmartWatch?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (Rate This)
Loading...Loading...

Once dial-up was the rage of the day and counted among the cutting-edge connectivity technologies. Then high-speed internet, fiber optics, broadband and 2G and 3G took over, pushing dial-up to oblivion. Yet, it is surprising to know that AOL still brings home more than $150 million each quarter, thanks to its dial-up business.


AOL

It is indeed shocking to note that in these days of 3G connectivity, there still are millions of users who are hooked up to the dial-up internet and are apparently content with it. During the fourth quarter of 2012 alone, AOL was able to amass an operating income of $158.7 million from its dial-up business.

Thanks to such success, the dial-up business continues to be one of the chief revenue streams for the company. The business still turns up nearly $500 million a year for AOL, big money which the company then goes on to spend in other ventures.

The dial-up business is shrinking, that can’t be denied. But AOL has been able to halt the speed of its decline by offering its dial-up subscribers a number of different incentives. So it will be a long while before we see the business reduced to oblivion and until then AOL will milk the cow well.

However, the company needs to make its other businesses more profitable and it needs to do that soon. Once the dial-up business goes down, it will take down a major revenue stream from AOL. And the company needs to have a back-up support in the form of other successful ventures.

Source: Yahoo

Courtesy: Business Insider

Buy Cheapest Related Product From Amazon.com


[Tutorial] How To Install and Use Winapp2.ini In Windows

Google Search Bug Returns Porn Results For Contradictory Queries
You can also press the left/right arrow key on your keyboard to go to previous/next post

Tags: ,

  On February 9, 2013(2 years, 4 months ago.)

You May Also Like:

Recent Products

Buy Now | Compare  
Buy Now | Compare  
Buy Now | Compare  
Buy Now | Compare  
Compare  

What Do You Think?

Loading Disqus Comments ...
Loading Facebook Comments ...

FTC Disclosure: Some of the links of this website are "affiliate links." This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, we will receive an affiliate commission.


Recent Search

Recent Tutorials

A simple tutorial on how-to block a phone number on Android device, without an external app. Its pretty easy and straight-forward. Take a look.
Here we will show how to take Screenshot on your Apple Watch.
For too many people, the realization that they need to back up their photos and videos only comes when they misplace or break their smartphones and lose everything. Here we a report on possible solution and best tools.
Not sure if you are aware that your Wi-Fi Router Or Modem could be hacked too. Here we found a quick tips, how to check if your Router or Modem is hacked.
Our today’s tutorial is about how to change Font on Android.
Here is the tutorial about how to setup MMS on Android device.
In this tutorial I will show you how to enable Instant Upload inside your Google+ app on Android, so that you can sync your photos and videos with Google+ instantly.
Here is another tutorial for the Android lovers. I will show you how to change keyboard on Android.
Here is our new android tutorial on how to change the default launcher on Android.
Here is the tutorial about how to setup Internet settings on Android device.
Close You Have To Login
User:
Pass:
Login With »Login With TwitterLogin With Facebook