Reuters Messaging Connects With AOL IM

  • September 9, 2003
Reuters and America Online have announced a strategic agreement to provide access between Reuters Messaging and the AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) service. The companies announced that an upcoming version of the Reuters Messaging client will allow Reuters Messaging users to directly access and communicate with colleagues and customers that use the AOL, AIM and ICQ services. In addition, AOL instant messaging users will have the ability to add Reuters Messaging users to their AOL Buddy List feature. Communications between the Reuters and AOL instant messaging services will be made possible through a bridge between the AOL and Reuters protocols, translating outgoing and incoming messages so each client can read it.
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