News Service Providers
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.
Free Text-Only Usenet Servers
|List of Free Usenet Servers|
|nntp://news.mixmin.net --This is an *read-only* service. This is the nntp link|
|nntps://news.mixmin.net -- Same as above but with a nntps link.|
A resourceful site with more information about free NNTP servers: http://www.nntpeng.willemijns.com
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:
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
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
It is possible to gain access to some newsgroups through Mail-to-News Gateways.