About Historic Aol LLC

AOL is still serving America online. The Web portal serves users with an array of content and communication tools, including sites for news ( TheHuffingtonPost.com ), maps ( MapQuest ), entertainment (Moviephone), local information (Patch), and technology (Engadget and TechCrunch). AOL primarily earns revenues through display, search, and contextual advertising ( AOL Advertising ) sales. It sells ads on AOL Properties as well as its Third Party Network (third-party sites). Search is provided through a deal with Google . AOL still offers dial-up Internet access to 2.2 million subscribers in the US. In 2009 Time Warner spun off AOL to shareholders. In 2015 Verizon acquired AOL for about $4.4 billion.

Geographic Reach

AOL provides products and services in more than 30 countries. Headquartered in New York City, the company generates nearly 90% of sales in the US.

Strategy

AOL's business strategy is focuses on showcasing original, advertising-supported content. Google powers AOL searches through a partnership that extends through 2015. As part of the agreement, Google also provides AOL with mobile search, and brings AOL's video content to Google's YouTube .

Mergers and Acquisitions

AOL has a long history of acquisitions. Most recently, the company acquired modeling technology company Convertro and video distribution company Vidible. In 2014 AOL acquired Gravity for approximately $82.4 million in cash. Gravity provides content personalization technology and publisher solutions for advertisers.

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Historic Aol LLC

22000 Aol Way
Dulles, VA 20166-9302
Phone: 1 (703) 265-1000
Fax: 1 (703) 918-1400

Stats

  • Employer Type: Public
  • Chb-ceo Aol Intl: Joanne Kelly
  • Vice Chairman: K J Nova
  • V Chb: Joseph A Ripp
  • Employees: 4,450

Major Office Locations

  • Dulles, VA