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Thread poster: Olga Judina

Olga Judina  Identity Verified
Latvia
Local time: 13:41
Latvian to Russian
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Jul 12, 2004

I need to setup a free e-mail account for a friend of mine who doesn't have regular internet access. It's very important that this account (unlike hotmail and maybe others) doesn't expire after a certain period of inactivity. Stable service is another important issue - I've been trying to reach Yahoo Mail all morning with no result and I think such experience would be very annoying for someone using the public internet access points. Any suggestions?
Thank you in advance.


 

Orla Ryan  Identity Verified
Ireland
Local time: 11:41
Suggestion Jul 12, 2004

I use www.gmx.net
20mb free space

I'm not sure about the inactivity part though.

Orla


 

Lorenzo Lilli  Identity Verified
Local time: 12:41
German to Italian
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lycos? Jul 12, 2004

I have a lycos address (15 mb web space) but I don't really use it, so I can't tell you if it's reliable or not. Anyway, I never had a problem with yahoo mail (100 mb now)

 

Henry Dotterer
Local time: 06:41
SITE FOUNDER
Try everyone.net Jul 12, 2004

We have received good feedback on the ProZ.com-branded free email at everyone.net. It gets less spam and has less of a delay before mail from ProZ.com will appear than do hotmail, yahoo and aol.

One complaint that we have seen is that there are problems with double byte characters. I am not sure whether or not this is still the case.

To try it, go to: http://proz.mail.everyone.net


 

nordiste  Identity Verified
France
Local time: 12:41
English to French
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netcourrier.com (but it's French ) Jul 12, 2004

I'm very satisfied with netcourrier.com - but I don't know if they have an English interface. You can jave a look at www.netcourrier.com

 

Cecilia Janhammar  Identity Verified
Sweden
Local time: 12:41
English to Swedish
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myway.com Jul 22, 2004

I have an extra account on myway.com and it's been extremely reliable. Never had spam in my inbox in two years!

 


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