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The Rise and Demise of MSN Messenger

October 29th, 2014 at 15:25 by Chris Parr

MSN Messenger login screen

At the end of this month, MSN Messenger will be no more. After fifteen years of operation since its launch in July 1999, Microsoft will finally switch off the service in China, the last country still to be using the service.

MSN Messenger has been replaced by Skype, which they acquired for £5.2 billion back in 2011, which incorporates a messenger service with video functionality and the ability to call people.



obLIVEon wins Plusnet’s Life As A Game Competition

October 28th, 2014 at 10:05 by Chris Parr

Gaming Week 2014

We are pleased to announce that after much deliberation and discussion within the office that the winner of our #lifeasagame competition from Plusnet Gaming Week 2014 was Ian Flory with his obLIVEon entry.

Ian created the five-minute long video based on Bethesda Game Studios popular game, The Elder Scrolls: Oblivion, re-enacted with the help of friends and colleagues (and his wife, who apparently let him spend so much time on it).


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Receive £75 cash back when you sign up to Plusnet

October 18th, 2014 at 09:00 by Chris Parr


Starting today until the 28th October we’re offering a great deal for new customers signing up to our Unlimited broadband service. From £2.49* per month you get Unlimited broadband when you take line rental at £15.95 per month on a 12 month contract. Not only do you receive this fantastic low price, but we’ll also send you a cheque for £75 cashback.



Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon TV Highlights

October 17th, 2014 at 09:05 by Chris Parr

Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon 2014

Although the Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon has finished for another year, that doesn’t mean you can’t relive the fun and excitement of the day. This Sunday at 7am on Channel 4 you’ll be able to watch highlights of the race that York Mix say is now the world’s best marathon.


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