AOL’s new version, 8.0, will be launched next week, with enhancements. In addition, AOL introduced new pricing for its “bring your own access” service, which lets people get to AOL from a different Internet connection. The company will offer BYOA for $9.95 a month for the remainder of this year, but the revert back to its standard $14.95 price in 2004.
Later this week, the company will introduce AOL Voicemail, a service for subscribers that can record voice mail messages and send them as audio files to their e-mail in-boxes. The service will cost $5.95 a month.
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