Numlock News: May 4, 2021 • AOL, HFC, FCC

By Walt Hickey You should check out the Numlock Instagram, it’s a good time. AOL Verizon sold off a box of miscellaneous odds and ends in a bankers box labeled “AOL and Yahoo” to Apollo Global Management for $5 billion, a steep discount from the grand total of $8.9 billion Verizon paid for the pair of internet companies in 2015 and 2017. Though AOL’s dial-up service has long folded — there were 2.1 million using that service as recently as 2015 —interestingly, AOL continues to have a solid bit of cash flow, as

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