Internet Generation provide you with email addresses along with all our online services and the number of email addresses varies according to what type of service you have.
If for some reason you require any extra email addresses above the number you receive for free you can apply therefore.
Email With Services
Extra Email Address
R15 per email address
Electronic mail or email is the most convenient way of communication in the modern time. You can send basic any information over email such as documents, pictures, small video clips, etc. You can also register for a fax2mail number which is a normal fax number in the format 086 XXX XXXX and which is linked to your email address. All faxes received at this number is automatically forwarded to your email address.
Email users should however manage their email address and accounts very responsibly since the downside to email is SPAM and viruses. It is important that you only give your email address to people or organizations you can trust. However there is Spammers on the internet that uses programs to generate random email addresses and then send large quantities of unsolicited email to these addresses regarding various products and competitions. Another favourite is notices that you won some overseas lotto (which you never entered for) as well as some person that inherited a large sum of money and need a bank account to pay this money into.
The most dangerous is Phishing where financial institution's website is copied on the server of the criminal and you are then send a email warning about a security breach or your detail that must be updated or bank detail that must be confirmed and you are then requested to follow a link in the email to the 'financial institution's website' to perform this action. The truth is that all the information you enter are forwarded to the criminal who now has access to your bank or financial service.
Internet Generation has filters on our server to filter out most known spam as well as scan for known viruses. This process can however never filter out 100% of spam and viruses since criminals are changing their strategies on a daily basis and users should never open any email or respond to email that they are unsure about or not received from legitimate organizations or known individuals.
Email - Electronic mail is a method of sending and receiving electronic mail
POP3 - Acronym for Post Office Protocol which is the internet protocol used to retrieve email over the internet from a mail server to a local client and the number 3 refers to the current standard version
SMTP - Acronym for Simple Mail Transfer Protocol and is the standard for transfer of mail over the internet
Phishing - This is any attempt to fraudulently acquire information from a person by means of masquerading as a trustworthy entity known to the person.
Spam - unsolicited or undesired electronic messages
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If you do not have this information you will have to request it personally from Internet Generation