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How can I access newsgroups?

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Newbie
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Registered: ‎07-01-2020

How can I access newsgroups?

I registered for this forum because I cannot access ANY newgroups or usenet services via PN can anyone point me in the right direction... I raised a ticket with PN but the have closed it down saying to contact this forum???  Best regards... Richard.

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Registered: ‎01-09-2007

Re: How can I access newsgroups?

The vast majority of Plusnet have never heard of Usenet.

I assume you have a newsreader program?

Plusnet provide a basic news server at usenet.plus.net - but its only got text-only newsgroups (and spam).

You would need to subscribe to a paid server if you want binary newsgroups.

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