Vodafone axing email service this week

If you still have a Vodafone email account, you’ll no longer be able to use it after Thursday.

The telecommunications company announced in September that it was shutting down its email service.

At the time, Vodafone said it had not kept pace with changes in email technology and many of its customers wanted better or had already made the change.

Some of the more well-known addresses that would be shut down are those ending in ihug.co.nz, paradise.net.nz, vodafone.co.nz or clear.net.nz.

Many of the addresses were launched in the 1990s.

More than 110,000 customers have already successfully set up new accounts and made use of the free auto-forwarding service. However, some business owners are unhappy with the forced change.

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