Get a Free Usenet text only account

1. http://www.eternal-september.org/ Free account registration required
2. http://news.solani.org/ Free account registration required
3. http://aioe.org/ free usenet text group access with some limited access and posting.
4. Microsoft Support Newsgroup Server is msnews.microsoft.com on port 119
5. Netscape (Mozilla/Firefox) Support Newsgroup Server news.mozilla.org You must enable SSL to access it.

Free Usenet Reader Software

1. PC Windows you can use Outlook Express, Windows Live or Windows Mail. (Setup Example for OE)   

2. Thunderbird for Mac, Unix or PC to read and post http://www.mozillamessaging.com/en-US/thunderbird/   (Setup Example)

3. Forte Free Agent for PC http://ftp3.forteinc.com/pub/agent/english/agentenu330-846.exe   (Setup Example) Download Version 3.3 for Free Agent

4. Xnews for PC http://xnews.newsguy.com/  Xnews Setup

5. Gravity Newsreader for PC http://mpgravity.sourceforge.net/   MP Gravity Setup and Use

6. MT Newswatcher for Mac http://www.smfr.org/mtnw/   Setup Screen Shots of MT-Newswatcher


Non Windows Programs and Support

For Linux/Unix Command Line(CLI)  http://www.slrn.org/   GUI/X/Gnome  http://pan.rebelbase.com/
For Debian or Ubuntu use sudo apt-get install slrn pan or Redhat OS's su -c yum install slrn pan
For Mac OS X MacPorts   (Install MacPorts Info)    sudo port install slrn-devel pan2
For Mac OS X Fink Project   Download Fink   sudo fink install slrn pan
If you use Crossover or WINE in Unix, Linux or Mac Forte Free Agent 1.93 will run on your Intel System. Download Agent 1.93

Usenet Binary Posting Only Programs

1. PC Windows 98/2K/XP: http://powerpost.cjb.net/
2. CLI for UNIX, Linux and Mac OS X (X11 macports or fink): http://newspost.unixcab.org/

You can discuss Newsreader programs on the newsgroup news.software.readers


Paid For Usenet Access


http://www.individual.net/
$10 per year text only groups.

http://newsguy.com/
$12.00 for 6 months @ 3 GB per month. (Special)
$8.95 Month 15 GB
$10.95 Month 60 GB
$14.95 Month 50 GB
$19.95 Month Unlimited

http://www.forteinc.com/apn/ Agent APN Service (1st 3 months free with purchase of Agent 6.0 $29.99)
12 Gigabytes $2.95 Month
25 Gigabytes $5.95 Month
70 Gigabytes $9.95 Month
Unlimited $14.75 Month

http://www.giganews.com/
3 GB $2.99 to $29.99 Unlimited Month

http://www.supernews.com/
$12.99 25 GB to $19.99 Unlimited Month

http://www.easynews.com/
Easynews Big Gig: $29.94 for 150 Gigabytes or 30 days, which ever comes first and up to 212 days of retention.
Easynews Plus: $14.97 for 30 Gigabytes or 30 days, which ever comes first and up to 212 days of retention.
Easynews Classic: $9.98 for 20 Gigabytes or 30 days, which ever comes first and up to 150 days of retention.

Other Usenet Paid Providers via Google http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&safe=off&q=usenet+access&btnG=Search

kilowattradio@gmail.com

Some Usenet Filtering AKA Kill Files for text groups