In today’s dot com world it is a matter of life and death to have an e-mail account. With globalization taking its effect one has to keep up with the times. E-mail enables fast paced communication unlike the post were it takes up to 3 days or more for the message to reach it you. E-mail saves on paper and is very easy to organize. Most businesses save a lot of money when it comes to email. Instead of sending out circulars or paper invitations they send out emails saving time and money.
There are several email providers. The biggest ones or rather the most common ones are yahoo, Gmail, hotmail, msn. Starting up an email address is free with no extra cost whatsoever. The process of opening an email account is the same for almost all email address providers