Time Warner aims to split AOL units

February 2008
Red Herring;2/6/2008, p7
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The article announces the plans of Time Warner to split America Online Inc.'s (AOL) audience and access businesses and running the two as independent entities. According to Time Warner Chief Executive Jeffrey Bewkes, the company's 84 percent ownership stake in Time Warner Cable Inc. is less than optimal for both companies. AOL's access business is its dial-up Internet service, while audience is its portal and advertising business.


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