5.5 billion external email messages

5 BILLION

external email messages

In 2021, the Postal Service email gateway system delivered more than 5 billion external email messages annually to postal customers and business partners. The majority of these were automated messages from Informed Delivery, Click-N-Ship and Package Tracking applications.

* | Tags: Innovation USPS Fact #698 | March 7, 2022
  • There are 622 remote locations within the postal system that receive network connectivity via satellite.
  • The Postal Service communications network contains more than 190,000 provisioned subnets that connect more than 1 million devices, including:
    • 140,000 desktop computers
    • 50,000 notebook computers
    • 41,000 server computers
    • 56,080 printers
    • 32,087 smartphones
    • 3,735 tablets
    • 2,700 MacOS desktop and notebook computers
    • 125,630 phone lines
    • 443,701 hand-held scanners.