Engadgets title Microsoft now offers a free email provider for Windows users article Microsoft has begun rolling out an ESP that provides free email for Windows.
Microsoft will begin offering this service as part of the upcoming Windows 8 update that is expected to roll out later this week, according to Engadges report.
The company is planning to roll this out as part a Windows 8 upgrade to all users in the United States and Canada.
This is Microsoft’s latest attempt to offer free email to Windows 8 customers.
Earlier this week Microsoft announced that it will offer free Gmail to Windows users for at least a year, though it was not clear if this included free email.
Microsoft is also offering free email services to some of its other operating systems.
The email service will be offered on Microsoft Edge, Outlook and Windows Azure.
Microsoft has not confirmed whether this free email will be available to those who have already signed up for the free email option in Microsoft Edge or Outlook.
Microsoft recently rolled out a new email service called OneDrive for Business that will offer unlimited email and phone sharing, free storage, and unlimited calls and texts.
The service is only available in the U.S. for now, though Microsoft hopes to expand the service to other markets over the coming months.
Microsoft plans to expand this free option to all Windows users by March 2019, and Microsoft will offer more free email offerings in the future.
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