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# 142491 14-Mar-2014 15:52
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No reason why, just got curious and counted different email providers around our user base (as of 14th March 2014):

 

  • Gmail: 17355
  • Hotmail: 13292
  • Yahoo: 9625
  • Xtra: 3508
  • IHUG: 730
  • Paradise: 645
  • Orcon: 626
  • Comcast: 567
  • Vodafone: 349
  • Verizon: 105
  • Outlook: 86
  • Snap: 76
  • AT&T: 60
  • Lycos: 52
  • Mailcity: 7
It seems people around here are are using more and more third-party email providers. Good.






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  # 1005707 14-Mar-2014 15:59
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Would outlook include my own domain?
(I use outlook.com to host my domains emails)

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  # 1005708 14-Mar-2014 16:01
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Only 5 on orcon, wow

 
 
 
 


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  # 1005711 14-Mar-2014 16:05
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Over 1% on Comcast.... damn. Hello to our US brother and sisters.




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  # 1005712 14-Mar-2014 16:06
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Outlook and Hotmail same thing aren't they?

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  # 1005714 14-Mar-2014 16:08
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CYaBro: Outlook and Hotmail same thing aren't they?
Same website, different email address




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  # 1005717 14-Mar-2014 16:08
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I am guessing Mauricio just look at the domain names for the email addresses. So own domains on Google Mail or Office 365/Outlook would not be counted as such.






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  # 1005721 14-Mar-2014 16:14
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jarledb: I am guessing Mauricio just look at the domain names for the email addresses. So own domains on Google Mail or Office 365/Outlook would not be counted as such.


Correct.



And it's not "Comcast 1%" as pointed out, because we have around 80,000 registrations at the moment, so a bit less. I just listed the ones I thought of while collecting the numbers.





 
 
 
 


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  # 1005725 14-Mar-2014 16:18
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freitasm:
And it's not "Comcast 1%" as pointed out, because we have around 80,000 registrations at the moment, so a bit less.


That puts them at about 0.7% still way higher than I would have expected.




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  # 1005727 14-Mar-2014 16:23
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freitasm: Ooops, sorry, corrected that now. A bit more than five.

Ah, so I'm not going crazy after all. "I'm sure that Comcast was 5th in the list a moment ago!"

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  # 1005730 14-Mar-2014 16:24
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I'm surprised Hotmail > Yahoo.

I love my Yahoo account.





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  # 1005731 14-Mar-2014 16:26
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nakedmolerat: I'm surprised Hotmail > Yahoo.

I love my Yahoo account.


Gmail is better..

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  # 1005732 14-Mar-2014 16:28
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TimA:
Gmail is better..


Can we all just agree that we need to pity those with xtra addresses.




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  # 1006471 15-Mar-2014 22:45
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i wonder how many users are using personal domains on here.  i suppose that's harder to figure out.

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  # 1006532 16-Mar-2014 08:11
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qyiet: Can we all just agree that we need to pity those with xtra addresses.


No disrespect to present company but who uses their "best" address registering on forums?

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