Yahoo rolls out unlimited email storage

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Yahoo_mail_1505There used to be a time when all you got with your free webmail account was a paltry one or two megabytes of storage – if you wanted any more then you had to pay.

Google changed all that by upping the limit to a whopping 1GB when it first launched Gmail. The total now ticks ever upwards – currently at 2,858MB and counting.

Yahoo has gone one further and decided to do away with quotas completely – it’s rolling out unlimited mail storage worldwide from today. Users will know they’ve got it when the storage meter disappears.

It won’t happen instantly for everyone – it’ll be a couple of months before everyone is moved over.

Poor old Hotmail now looks a bit stuck in a the past with its static 2GB limit.

Will Head