America Online (AOL) is a leading Internet Service Provider (ISP) that provides users with access to both the Internet and special AOL content. It offers several individual channels of content and features that cover topics such as news and entertainment. Members can obtain up to seven email addresses per account, as well as 10MB of personal home page space. Buddy Lists and instant messaging features are also included. With an AOL account, you can utilize a vast array of chat rooms, message boards, and online stores. Other features include online screening software, user profiles, and easy access to the Internet with AOL's own browser. The installation utility simplifies setup by locating local dial-up numbers, finding your modem, and configuring your software. AOL provides hundreds of widespread dial-up numbers, many of which offer speeds of 56 kbps.