Usenet + Free Extras:
1. Newshosting - $9.99
2. UseNetServer - $10.00
3. NewsDemon - $10.00
1. Easynews - $9.95
2. Astraweb - $11.00
3. ThunderNews - $10.49
Annual Usenet Offers:
1. Newshosting - $99
2. UseNetServer - $95
3. Astraweb - $96
- 1,665 days binary retention
Web site: http://www.usenetnow.net
UseNetNow doesn't have the brand recognition of some other Usenet providers but the service speaks for itself. With 1,665 days of binary retention, 730 days of text retention, free SSL encryption, 50 connections and payment options including PayPal, UseNetNow compares well to other top services.
UseNetNow offers 1,665 days of binary retention and 730 days text retention across 87,000+ newsgrouos. Like other top newsgroup servers you can expect completion rates over 99%.
UseNetNow has server farms in the US and Europe:
- US server farm - usnews.usenetnow.net
- European server farm - eunews.usenetnow.net
They offer alternate ports:
- Standard ports: 23, 119, 443, 2000, 880, 8080, 9000
- Secure ports: 563, 5563
Both server farms allow you to connect via standard and SSL ports. They offer up to 50 simultaneous connections. UseNetNow advertises speeds up to 40 Mbps. While we can't confirm that figure our testing easily maxed out a 10 Mbps cable connection with SSL enabled.
Support - UseNetNow offers an online ticketing system for support issues. Feedback on newsgroup related forums has been positive. It appears they provide quality support in a timely manner.
Pricing plans - UseNetNow offers NGR visitors unlimited newsgroup access for $10.39 a month. Payment options include credit card, eChecks and PayPal.
With 1,665 days binary retention, 730 days text retention, server farms in the US and Europe, free SSL and 50 connections UseNetNow has a lot to offer. We enjoyed testing the service and recommend you give it a try.