AOL Time Warner chief Richard D. Parsons has restored some of Internet unit America Online's credibility, but it could take years for AOL to regain its footing, analysts say. Not only is AOL struggling to win advertising revenue, it continues to bleed dial-up Internet customers who are stitching to broadband.
After the dot-bomb, tech companies laid off advertising, but recently they have begun picking up the pace. Several large tech companies, such as IBM, Microsoft and eBay, have started comprehensive campaigns.
Today marks the launch of the Tennis Channel, which serves its game to 2 million to 4 million cable homes on the Cox and Time Warner Cable systems. The network says it will air matches not often seen on mainstream TV.
MSO Comcast is rolling out a new service for its high-speed subscribers, Comcast Arcade, which allows users to play and purchase more than 130 video games. The move is part of the company's strategy to attract more users to its high-speed services.