News service providers

From Usenet Big-8 Management Board
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The purpose of this page is to provide information without any express or implied preference for any of the services listed.

We have formed a News Service Providers Committee (NSPC) to communicate with news adminisrators and promote propagation of the Big-8 newsgroups.

Please contact us to correct or expand the lists on this page or to join the NSPC.

Free Text-Only Usenet Servers

List of Free Usenet Servers
Eternal September
nntp:// --This is an *read-only* service. This is the nntp link
nntps:// -- Same as above but with a nntps link.

A resourceful site with more information about free NNTP servers:

Internet Service Providers and Usenet Access

For comparison information on ISPs who provide Usenet access to their subscribers you can see the following web sites:

Lists of ISPs Who Provide Usenet and/or Usenet Providers
Free and Public Usenet News Servers Usenet Servers
Newsgroup Reviews Lists of Free Trials or Special Offers
Newsgroup Reviews Premium Usenet Provider Chart
Newzbin Usenet:ISP Providers
Newzbin Chart of Premium Usenet Providers
NGProvider FAQ
Usenet Tools - News Server Addresses

Note: the Big-8 Management Board is not responsible for information on nor has any affiliation with the above sites. We would appreciate hearing from you if you have further information on Usenet providers.

Standalone News Service Providers

Paid Usenet Providers

Bulk Providers

The following NSPs sell services to resellers who, in turn, provide access to end users. They do not provide news access subscriptions to individuals.

Highwinds Media Group
Pathlink Technology

Mail-to-News Gateways

It is possible to gain access to some newsgroups through Mail-to-News Gateways.