Comcast Usenet Newsgroups

Update: Comcast discontinued free newsgroup access on October 25th, 2008. This means to continue access customers will need to choose a premium Usenet provider. Read our Comcast announcement for more details and ISP newsgroup specials page for discounts being offered to Comcast customers.

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– User name: primary email address
– Password: password

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– Binary retention: 50-90 days
– Text retention: 1,150 days
– Download Limit: 2 GB / month
– Hosted by: Giganews
– Completion rate: 99%+
– SSL Encryption: port 563

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