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What is a Usenet Provider?

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A Usenet Provider provides access to Usenet through their NNTP servers. These servers are what sync and store the billions of articles that are located on Usenet.

Free Usenet Access

Free Usenet Access is out there, you just need to know where to look. Free Usenet Access usually comes with some downsides; poor retention, horrible completion rates, and slow speeds being the top cons.

Your ISP

You probably already have Usenet Access and didn't even realize it. That's because most Internet Service Provider's offer a very basic Usenet package as part of your service offering. Check with your local internet service provider for details. If you are a student, your school mostly has Usenet Access for free, check your school's IT department for details.

Premium Usenet Access

The adage "you get what you pay for" holds even truer for Premium Usenet Access.
If you want to take full advantage of fast speeds, high completion and long retention rates, make sure you choose a Premium Usenet Access Provider.

Once you choose a Usenet Service Provider, you will be given a username and password, as well as an NNTP address. Simply enter this information into your newsreader and log in. After logging in, you can start subscribing to newsgroups or searching discussions on Usenet.

It's that simple.



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