About SBCglobal Email

by Marques Williams

SBCglobal email is the product of the merger between AT&T and Yahoo!, giving SBC users access to all parts of yahoo.com. SBCglobal email comes with SBC Internet, which is one of the most popular service providers in the country.

History

AT&T; and Yahoo! merged in 2003, creating AT&T; Yahoo!. This merger provided users with AT&T; Internet service, including SBCglobal users, with access to all services that Yahoo! offers their members, such as Yahoo! email, chat rooms and instant messenger.

Significance

AT&T; Internet service is very popular due to their good prices, customer service and email options. Using SBCglobal has perks and benefits that make it special compared to other email accounts outside of AT&T.;

Types

SBCglobal is just one of several services offered by AT&T.; It has different Internet options, including high-speed Internet for as low as $15 a month, as of 2009. The different services have many of the same options.

Features

SBCglobal email offers customizable homepages, spam blocker and a large address book. It also provides the ability to sign in through Yahoo! and use their sites, such as Yahoo! Groups, Flickr and Yahoo! Instant Messenger.

Warning

There have been complaints about services connected with AT&T; Internet. One issue is that SMTP servers seem to cause issues for people and that port forwarding is difficult to achieve. In spite of these issues, AT&T; is still considered one of the best Internet service providers.

About the Author

Marques Williams is a filmmaker and writer based in North Carolina. After earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in religious studies and cinema studies from the University of Toledo, he set out to establish himself as a playwright, screenwriter, film director, and essayist. In addition to writing for Demand Studios, he has written for several websites, including Culture Unplugged and WILDsound.