America Online Changes Its Name to AOL
AOL today announced that after 15 years it is retiring the name America Online and will now officially be known simply as AOL.
"Our company long ago accomplished the mission implied by our old name … we literally got America online," said Jon Miller, Chairman and CEO of AOL. "Our new corporate identity better reflects our expanded mission – to make everyone's online experience better . Plus, consumers in the U.S. and around the world already know us by our initials."
The legal structure of AOL has also changed, from a corporation to a limited liability company.
Reporters and Editors are encouraged to visit AOL's new press site (http://press.aol.com) for more information about the name change including downloadable artwork of AOL's new corporate logo.
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