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Gmail is a free, advertising -supported email service developed by Google. Users can access Gmail on the web and through mobile apps for Android and iOS , as well as through third-party programs that synchronize email content through POP or IMAP protocols. Gmail started as a limited beta release on April 1, 2004, and ended its testing phase on July 7, 2009.
As of February 2016, Gmail has one billion active users worldwide, and was the first app on the Google Play Store to hit one billion installations on Android devices. According to a 2014 estimate, 60% of mid-sized US companies, and 92% of startups , were using Gmail.
On April 1, 2004, Gmail was launched with 1 gigabyte (GB) of storage space, a significantly higher amount than competitors offered at the time.