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Dec 05, 2012 10:05 AM IST | Source: Tech2.com

Microsoft Outlook now has 1 million Indian users

Earlier this year, Microsoft had completely revamped its email service under the name Outlook. According to The Hindu Business Line, the company's new

Earlier this year, Microsoft had completely revamped its email service under the name Outlook. According to The Hindu Business Line, the company's new email service now has 1 million Indian users.“India is an interesting market for us because it’s one of the few markets where Hotmail was number one and that really switched over to Gmail. About three-four years ago, Google search, Gmail and Orkut were very strong, not to mention Android growing like mad. It was Google’s best market in many ways,” Microsoft General Manager (Windows) Brian Hall told Business Line. “Now we see an opportunity to win people back.”Last month, the Redmond-based company had released some figures that showed that Gmail users would prefer to use Microsoft's revamped email service. Microsoft had also announced that Outlook.com now has 25 million active users, with many of the accounts being migrations from Gmail.

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