Yahoo Gives 100MB to Mail Users!

By Derek Sooman on June 15, 2004, 2:52 AM
This Tuesday Yahoo will begin to offer 100MB of additional storage for users for its free mail, as part of a strategy to redesign the service.

[COLOR=#1951B9]"Along with the 100MB boost, Yahoo will upgrade Mail Plus paid users to 2GB of storage and lower its yearly subscription from $29.99 a year to $19.99. Other a la carte services, such as POP e-mail forwarding, will consolidate under this plan and no longer be sold on a standalone basis." [/COLOR]

Aside from this additional space, there are also plans to make the e-mail service a lot sleeker, faster and cleaner.

More here.

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Per Hansson said:
Yea, great!Now I don't have to get myself a Gmail account but can keep my _very_ old Yahoo address!And those 100mb will prolly be enough to keep all my SPAM when I'm out racing this summer! haha
Per Hansson said:
Just got this:[url]
/397[/url]They are in a transition stage now... Some pages have been updated others have not...But it was nice to see my used space drop down from 82% to 5% ;-)
Didou said:
I only have the updated interface so far, still stuck at 6mb of Email storage.:p
Per Hansson said:
Yes, it is jumping bac and forth a bit...Sometimes I have 6mb sometimes 100...Guess they have some content caching servers or something...
olefarte said:
Yahoo mail is very slow today, must be getting flooded with people signing up.
BrownPaper said:
I have been waiting a few months for this to happen. Neat.
abc said:
Very slow indeed. I also think it is neat (and about time) that they increased the attachment size to 10MB. Email is by far the easiest way to send a sigle mp3 to someone.
Didou said:
Mailbox now at 100mb but since they switched to the new layout, my inbox list looks messed up.:(
Didou said:
One thing that didn't seem to get mentionned is that the POP3 yahoo service seems to be free again. I enlisted for it (free of charge) & can now check my yahoo Email from Thunderbird.
DigitAlex said:
Thats nice, I'm gonna sign un for yahoo then, I really need a pop access to my email, webmail starts being very s*cky
DigitAlex said:
I already created another yahoo account once and i cant remember the password and info i have put :(plus I registered a new one but i don't see where they speak about the POP feature. Could you please help, Didou ?
Didou said:
MAIL Options -> POP Access & TransfersFrom there you are offered the "Yahoo! Direct" service which is free of charge & gives you access to the POP3/SMTP service.
DigitAlex said:
I don't have such a thing !look : [IMG][
Didou said:
Well after looking for the problem with DA, it turns out the POP3 service is available for Email on When you try to enable the POP3 service on a Email, it's still considered a premium service.Very odd situation. Maybe the interfaces/services of the different yahoo servers aren't synced yet.:confused:
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