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by: Katherine M. Gibbs November 7, 2013 3:11 PM PST

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How does Yahoo's free email stack up against the others?

by Katherine M. Gibbs - 11/7/13 3:11 PM

There's more to my question than wondering how Yahoo's free email program stacks up against other free email programs. We're actually cancelling our AT&T service (home phone & internet), and no one seems to know what will happen to my current email address (and my saved mail, contacts, etc.) when we do that. Tech #1 claims that nothing will happen to my email address after cancelling the service. That it's just an email address and it should continue to be there for me. Tech #2 says, "Oh no," and recommends that I either use my new provider's email program or subscribe to a free email service. I think I'd prefer to go the free email route so that I never have to go through this again. Yahoo & AT&T seem to be affiliated, so I'm wondering if there's a way I could transfer my contacts and saved emails before the service is officially cancelled. Any advice would be appreciated. Thank you.

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