Top 10 Providers

  1. Newshosting
  2. UseNetServer
  3. NewsDemon
  4. Astraweb
  5. Easynews
  6. ThunderNews
  7. NewsgroupDirect
  8. Ngroups.NET
  9. Supernews
  10. Giganews

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…And Even More — Newshosting and UseNetServer Offer A $5 Black Friday Deal

Two more of our favorite providers have come through with a great Black Friday offer. Both Newshosting (currently #1 and rated our Best Overall Usenet Provider) and UseNetServer (#2) have decided to offer new users their first month of service for only $5.00. This deal runs from 5 AM EST on Thursday 11/26 (Thanksgiving) [...]

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Awesome New Usenet Video Tutorials from Newshosting!

Navigating the world of Usenet has definitely become easier in the past few years – the introduction of better newsgroup search capabilities, more capable newsreaders, and NZB files – all these things have helped. Still, navigating newsgroups can be a trial by fire for newer users. But at least one forward-thinking Usenet service provider [...]

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Usenet Service Providers Offering 400+ Days of Binary Retention

The race to stay at the top of the pack for Usenet/Newsgroup binary retention rates continues as Newshosting, Astraweb, UsenetServer,, NewsDemon and others all hit the 400 day mark. Giganews remains in the lead followed closely by Astraweb. These companies are all competing aggressively in this area. Stay tuned for more info from [...]

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Newshosting offers NXHL Usenet Service to former Verizon Customers for $13/month

On September 30th, Verizon will discontinue Usenet access as part of its service offering. In response to this change Newshosting is offering former Verizon customers a great deal on the NXHL plan for $13/month for a full year. This plan includes unlimited downloads, 60 connections, Free SSL encryption, Lightning Accelerator and Binary Retention that [...]

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Giganews Hits 400 Days of Binary Retention

It’s official — Giganews has hit the 400 day mark and is still going. This is good news for the industry as a whole, because it drives other providers in the same direction. And even better, Newshosting, UseNetServer, and NewsDemon are right on their heels, providing enough competition that Giganews can’t rest. Who benefits? [...]

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Newshosting Announces More Groundbreaking Service Enhancements

July 16, 2009 – Newshosting today confirmed its position as the world’s premier provider of premium Usenet access with the announcement of even more service upgrades. Newshosting’s top-tier plan – NHXL – will now include 60 concurrent connections. Furthermore, the NH Unlimited plan will now offer 30 connections as well as 256-bit SSL Encryption. [...]

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