VZ is buying AOL for $4.4 Billion and getting a billion in revenue to go along with 2.2 million AOL subscribers. The service ranges from free to $27.99!!! But go look at what is included
and see if your packages don't stink in comparison. Maybe you are a purist about being an ISP -- or maybe you have considered adding anything new -- or some other reason.
Bundle includes; 15GB of storage and 50 4×6 prints per year with Photobucket; Password storage service; Legal aid; Discounted AARP membership; McAfee security suite; Computer support and repair; and dial-up.
ARPU on membership has gone up $20.83 for Q1 2015 from $19.41 for Q1 2014.
Excellent point about the dial-up business or web-hosting or some other left over service you offer: "Of course, AOL could have just given this business the finger and left it untended to wither and die. Instead, AOL has found a way to create more value for users without investing tons of money in trying to develop new services on its own."[VB]