Whether you are based outside the office or you need round-the-clock email access, there are times when carrying a laptop around just isn't practical. Mobile email access is becoming increasingly essential and, fortunately, increasingly affordable. This guide will help you to understand more about getting your emails on the move.
Mobile email means you can access email from your mobile phone, wherever you are. You can set it up to work with your work email address or web-based email such as Gmail or Hotmail, as well as allowing you to synchronise your contacts and your calendar with your phone.
Mobile email is generally available on smartphones such as Blackberrys or PDAs. The phone will use data services, such as 3G or Edge, to download data from the internet. Mobile email is set up to be as secure and fast as possible.
As mobile internet usage has become more popular, the price has dropped, and it is now very affordable. Email access costs from about £7.50 per month, while internet access may cost a bit more, depending on whether your mobile operator charges a flat rate or per megabyte.
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