"To prove this point we are offering a totally free one gigabyte per month account to everyone. Click here to activate your free account. If you don't have a news client we suggest you pick one from our NNTP news client download page."  
 
I get free newsgroup access from my ISP, so I haven't tried this. Just thought some of you out there might want to. And as for a client I use the freeware Xnews, which they link to.  
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deathburger: And as for a client I use the freeware Xnews, which they link to.

Thunderbird?

seano: I've never used Thungderbird DB, I use xnews to dl mp3's and movies.
1 gig?
He11razor: That's not really a heck of a lot that's one movie's worth. I downloaded 3 movies today on my ISP's included newsgroups service.  
 
nonetheless, should give you a good idea about how good their service is.