MCI WorldCom and Critical Path plan to offer the following services: Web mail service, starting at $2 per user, per month, POP3 mail service starting at $3.50/user/month, IMAP4 service starting at $5.50/user/month and a Microsoft Exchange collaborative service starting at $12 /user/month with 20MB of disk space.
e-mail management. Critical Path's secure hosting environment, coupled with the speeds and feeds of MCI WorldCom's frame relay network, not to mention reputation, should propel MCI WorldCom to the forefront of Messaging Application Service Providers (MASP). The majority of Messaging ASPs are generally start-ups, some well funded, some not, leading to uncertain financial viability which can (and will) negatively impact the anticipated service levels. One of MCI WorldCom's greatest strengths, besides their