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COMPANY/LOCATION/ DESCRIPTION MEMBERS JUNO Unlike the others, Juno isn't Web-based, so its members www.juno.com must use special PC software. Still, Juno has seen a rise 3 million in advertisers--from 25 to 80--during its 16 months of operation. It handles some 2.5 million messages per day. HOTMAIL The fastest-growing service, Hotmail adds about 40,000 new www.hotmail.com members daily. It handles roughly 10 million messages per, 6.5 million day drawing 35 advertisers. EXCITE In operation just five weeks, MailExcite won't disclose www.mailexcite.com membership numbers. Traffic to the service will likely mirror its parent, the Excite N/A Web search site, which has more than 2 million visitors a day. FOUR11 RocketMail is a recent addition to Four11, a Web-based www.rocketmail.com ''white pages'' directory with more than 10 million names, E-mail addresses, and 700,000telephones numbers. RocketMail is plugged into Four11, so members can easily find others and E-mail them. DATA: COMPANY REPORTS, BUSINESS WEEK
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