A while back, MSN announced that they were going to increase the storage space alotted to Hotmail users – 250MB for free accounts, and 2GB for paid “Extra Storage” accounts. This was their move to keep people from being lured away by Google’s free 1GB Gmail offering.
Well, announcements and press releases are all well and good, but I say, show me the money.
This afternoon, I noticed that my Hotmail storage space was boosted to 2000MB (I pay $19/year for Extra Storage). w00t!
It won’t keep me from migrating to Gmail as soon as I can access my Gmail account via IMAP or POP3 on my Smartphone inbox (Hotmail’s a spam magnet), but it’s still kind of nice to see MSN follow through with what they promised.