For the time being, at least, CompuServe
subscribers will notice few changes as a result of the deal.
Founded in 1969, CompuServe
Incorporated provides the world's most comprehensive online/Internet access through its two brands CompuServe
Interactive and SPRYNET.
Use the mouse to point to the CompuServe
Information Manager (WinCIM) icon.
also offers more than 300 forums or on-line conferences on topics that range from rock music and science fiction to their most popular forums on law and medicine.
AOL Web Properties is an online network featuring some of the most popular brands on the Internet, including Netscape, CompuServe
, AOL(R) Instant Messenger(TM), ICQ, MapQuest and Moviefone.
Established in 1982, CompuServe
Network Services, a division of CompuServe
Incorporated, provides more than 1,000 companies around the world with fully managed hosted groupware solutions, remote LAN access, frame relay, X.
, the Internet value leader and a wholly owned subsidiary of AOL Time Warner, Inc.
has the capacity to handle additional members with its existing modems, computers and other network equipment, said company spokesman Steve Conway.
And as the undisputed leader in online content, global networking and information services, CompuServe
has become 'the' place to be for millions of people," Berkov said.
As Internet use becomes increasingly central to consumers' lives, CompuServe
's newest version introduces a number of features designed to help CompuServe
2000 and CompuServe
2000 Premier members manage their daily activities, including:
, which offers networking services for companies worldwide and the CompuServe
Information Service, and SPRY, the leading developer of instant Internet access software, also announced a business relationship that enhances network connectivity for users of SPRY's Internet in a Box(TM)
Marilyn Beck and Stacy Jenel Smith, whose column is distributed around the world by Creators Syndicate, will provide CompuServe
with two exclusive "inside" stories on the Hollywood scene five days a week.