MSNBC: AOL launches Netscape ISP

My spin: Well, if you thought AOL was only about glizzy graphics and a huge, in-your-face interface, that’s changing. AOL will now, via Netscape offer “traditional”, simple, dial up internet access for about $10 per month!
After two years of bulking up its online service with ever louder bells and whistles, America Online is bowing to Internet consumers who have more minimalist tastes.
On Wednesday AOL launched its anticipated Netscape discount Internet service in a move to attract people who want nothing more than access. As previously reported, Netscape will charge $9.95 a month for unlimited dial-up access and a few additional perks, such as an e-mail account, a Google search bar and links to Netscape’s home page, all packaged on a persistent toolbar that resides on a Web browser.
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