Re: News feeds

BA ( )
Thu, 29 May 1997 23:58:24 -0500

I would try =20

We have recently moved from housing our own news server with a full feed
from our backbone provider to third party

$10 per head simultaneous login....very NICE setup check out their web
page, and the nice thing is you don't have to maintain the massive =
it takes to run a news server....GIGS and GIGS of SCSI harddrive space.

On Wed, 28 May 1997 11:03:08 -0400, Jeff Woods so eloquently wrote:

>At 01:51 PM 5/19/97 -0500, you wrote:
>>I would like to know if anyone knows of a service provider that would =
>>us to point our users to a news server based on concurrent connections =
on a=20
>>monthly basis. Then once we justify our new news server ( 6 to 9 months=
>>we would like to change our agreement/contract to purchase a news feed =
>>the same provider. BTW, we are having problems with our current news =
>I know of two:, who, when I questioned their desire to censor
>the adult materials by putting user passwords on access instead of just
>allowing in our IP blocks, told me "we don't want your business". And
>, who we use as a customer, and are very pleased with. =
$100 a
>month has cleared us from having to deal with the headaches we had =
>our own news server (mainly in keeping the RAID running cool and fast, =
>with NT).
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