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iName's Web-Based Email Has Extra Functions

iName, a division of GlobeComm, introduced a new Web-based e-mail solution that integrates several different e-mail functions.

Available through iName Partner Sites the new services include forwarding to other e-mail accounts, plus independent POP mailbox storage in addition to basic Web-based e-mail functionality with personalized e-mail addressing.

In a statement, iName noted that it has accumulated "the largest block of powerful e-mail specific domain names including: @mail.com, @email.com, @post.com, @doctor.com, @lawyer.com, @engineer.com." Says the vendor: "Users with an iName e-mail address can keep their e-mail address for life, regardless of whether they change jobs or ISPs."

iName Partner Sites include: Lycos, Time Warner's Pathfinder, Infospace, Switchboard, CMP.net, and Netscape, as well as several NFL teams. Users at these sites can use the World Wide Web to read, write, and store e-mail, forward messages to an e-mail address at work or home, set up separate e-mail accounts under one Internet connection for other family members, or store e-mail in a separate POP-3 message box.