1. Why is TELUS' Binary NEWS service being discontinued? Due to declining usage and changing technologies, the binary files within TELUS Newsgroups will be discontinued. However, TELUS will maintain a text-based service for those clients that wish to continue using TELUS Newsgroups for discussion purposes.

2. Where can I find TELUS' text only news server? TELUS Newsgroups will continue to be found at "news.telus.net".

3. Will there be TELUS Forums on Newshosting? No.

4. When will the binary files with TELUS USENET/NEWS service be discontinued? All binary files within TELUS Newsgroups will be discontinued from April 14, 2008.

5. How do I configure Outlook Express to access USENET content from Newshosting?

  1. From the Outlook Express tools drop down menu, mouse click Accounts.
  2. From within the Internet accounts window mouse click the News tab.
  3. Mouse click the Add button, and select News..
  4. Type in your preferred name to be displayed when posting, and click next.
  5. Type in your preferred email address, and click next.
  6. Type in the newsserver name: news.newshosting.com.
  7. Check the selection box marked 'This server requires me to log on' and click next.
  8. Now enter your newshosting User ID and Password into the fields and then the Next button.
  9. Click the Finish button.
  10. Click Close to close the Internet Accounts windows.
  11. Click Yes to when asked if you would like to download newsgroups from the news account you added.
  12. Your Outlook Express is now downloading the groups and is ready to access Newshosting.

6. What if I just update my existing news client? What other changes do I need to make? You need to unsubscribe to all of the groups that you have subscribed to, and then re-subscribe to them again.

7. What newsgroups do you carry? A complete list can be found at http://www.newshosting.com/grouplist/grouplist.txt.

8. How do I contact Newshosting?
Sales: sales@newshosting.com
Support: support@newshosting.com
Billing: billing@newshosting.com
Abuse: abuse@newshosting.com

9. What are the terms of service and policies for Newshosting? http://www.newshosting.com/en/newshosting-premium-usenet-provider-privacy-policy.php

If you have any questions concerning this offer, please send an email to: support@newshosting.com


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