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    newsbin problem

    This is a discussion on newsbin problem within the Sky Broadband help forums, part of the Sky Broadband help and support category; right i was using virgin media with the correct setting for the news server of news.virginmedia.com and now i am ...

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      newsbin problem

      right i was using virgin media with the correct setting for the news server of news.virginmedia.com and now i am using sky broadband and i have tried putting in news.sky.com etc etc as i cant find the correct news server info i need to put in .... i am currently using newsbin so can anyone help me please and give me the news server addresss i need ... thanks in advance


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      Re: newsbin problem

      Personally I'd use:

      news.astraweb.com - Membership Plans


      I'm not sure that Sky host a usenet server, not even for normal text feeds.

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      Re: newsbin problem

      Just done a check, and Sky don't offer one.

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      Re: newsbin problem

      No, Sky do not offer news servers not even text ones.

      You need to subscribe to an outside one, I use Giganews.

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      Re: newsbin problem

      What smithy said. Tho' personally I use Astraweb.

     

     

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