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AOL TV was the name of both a thin client which uses a television for display                         AOL TV
(rather than a monitor), and the online service that supports it, both of which were
launched in June 2000 to compete with WebTV.
The product and service were developed by America Online. While most thin
clients developed in the mid-1990s were positioned as diskless workstations for
corporate intranets, AOL TV was positioned as a consumer device for web
access. The service is no longer supported by AOL as the documentation has
been removed from their servers. It has been closed since 2002. Since the device
was a dedicated web browser appliance, the cost of licensing an operating
system could be avoided. For inexpensive devices, the cost of licensing the
operating system is substantial.                                                       Former type   Subsidiary of America Online

                                                                                       Industry      Internet protocol television
External links                                                                         Fate          No longer supported
   C|NET News Article                                                                  Founded       June 2000

                                                                                       Defunct       2002

via AOL TV                                                                             Headquarters New York,NY

                                                                                       Area served   nationwide on USA

                                                                                       Key people    Anne Beltley (Spokeswomen)

                                                                                       Products      IPTV

                                                                                       Parent        AOL

                                                                                       Website       aoltv.com (Not active)

				
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