On Sun, 25 Oct 2015, ben wrote:
I suspect the reason they failed was not service
but a) PC's had games b) Ma Bell wanted a arm and a leg
for long distance connections.
Some of their early efforts to COMPETE AGAINST the internet helped
establish outfits like Netcom, and were a boost to ISPs.
Perhaps Ed (still using AOL) would have some insight into what caused
Grumpy Ol' Fred cisin at xenosoft.com