AOL & Time Warner

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AOL and Time Warner are two of the most popular entertainment companies and once they merged they became a larger and more resourceful company. Like many other companies AOL and Time Warner have had their disagreements and downfalls in the business but that did not obtain them from doing big things in the corporate industry. AOL Time Warner Inc., formed by the merger of America Online, Inc. and Time Warner Inc., is a major media conglomerate that combines the power of the Internet with highly recognized information and entertainment brands. Time Warner Inc. is a leading media and entertainment company, whose businesses include interactive services, cable systems, filmed entertainment, television networks and publishing. Time Warner’s businesses strive to gain competitive advantage from opportunities for useful collaboration. The company’s perspective is to become the world's most respected and valued company by connecting, informing and entertaining people everywhere in new ways that will improve their lives. Time Warner includes divisions such as Warner Bros, HBO, Turner Broadcasting, and popular magazines such as People and Time Magazine. AOL (America Online) is an American global Internet services and media company operated by Time Warner. Even though AOL does much more it is more recognized for the best known online software. This allowed over millions of customers to access the online community. Most of the customers accessed the AOL service through the AOL software suite. AOL also has many features such as AOL Instant Messenger and easier access to the music industry. In the year of 2000 the Federal Trade Commission approved the planned of merger in which AOL purchased Time Warner for 164 billion dollars and announced the deal around the 10th of January. They officially filed the deal on February in which stated that each company would merge into a

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