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AOL Still Bullish On Premium Services: America Online still plans to launch a bevy of premium services–the original plans started when AOL…

AOL Still Bullish On Premium Services: America Online still plans to launch a bevy of premium services–the original plans started when AOL and Time Warner merged. Back then, it was predicted the giant would generate $159 a month from subscribers for a passel of services, including broadband, interactive TV, music, movies and games.

But company executives now “are quietly cultivating an audience for music and other premium services. Their more modest plan could yield new revenue to at least partly replace slowing subscriptions within two years.” On target: AOL’s music services, and then later on games, movies and TV shows.

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