Originally Posted by Redflea
Except for Google Mail and Yahoo Mail, the normal delivery delay on BIS is about 15 minutes...I believe the schedule is that once you get one email in a 15 minute polling period, the polling changes to 2 minutes until you miss that window (no email arrives) and you go back to 15.
You could create a Gmail account, set up the reply-to in the gmail account to match your mac email account, and then forward emails from your mac account to the gmail account. Then you'd get as close to immediate as possible on a BIS.
Alright, thank you for your reply!