Yahoo Mail To Offer Free Unlimited Email Storage

Yahoo announced that they will be offering “unlimited email storage starting in May 2007″ to everyone. The announcement also gives a wonderful historical roundup of Yahoo Mail’s almost 10 year history.

Google Operating System has a post comparing Yahoo’s timeline to Google’s Gmail timeline. In addition, Google Operating System has an older post estimating the growth of Gmail’s capacity throughout April 1, 2012.

Finally, if you are interested in more coverage, check out the roundup at Techmeme.com.

Postscript from Greg: AOL reminded us that it has offered free, unlimited email storage since 2005. The company also pointed out in its email that “AOL has offered Web users 5 GB of free online storage since September 2006″ through its Xdrive service.

Related Topics: Channel: Consumer | Google: Gmail | Yahoo: Mail

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    Way to go Yahoo! Please keep doing things like this (preferably take the initiative yourself, don’t follow) so that Google has some competition…

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