TITLE

Netscape customers warily eye AOL move

AUTHOR(S)
McNamara
PUB. DATE
December 1998
SOURCE
Network World;12/07/98, Vol. 15 Issue 49, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on Netscape Communications Corp. customers' reaction to America Online's purchase of their Internet service provider. Skepticism expressed by some Netscape customers on the issue of whether their interests will be protected over time; Sun Microsystems Computer Corp.'s role in the pending deal; Promise of tighter integration between Sun and Netscape products.
ACCESSION #
2511302

 

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