Gmail switchers: 57% came from Hotmail, 27% from Yahoo!

According to Return Path, which provides change-of-address services for e-mail, among those who were switching their primary e-mail account to Google's GMail service 57% were switching from MSN Hotmail, 27% from Yahoo! Mail and the remaining 16% were split between MSN, Comcast and AOL.

According to Return Path, which provides change-of-address services for e-mail, among those who were switching their primary e-mail account to Google's GMail service 57% were switching from MSN Hotmail, 27% from Yahoo! Mail and the remaining 16% were split between MSN, Comcast and AOL. MSN.com e-mail service is offered to the paid subscribers while MSN Hotmail is free e-mail service.