UsenetServer Review

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UsenetServer (UNS) is currently offering unlimited newsgroup access to NGR visitors for $10 a month or $95 a year. A 55% discount off the normal price of $17.95/mo. for their UNS Hi-Speed Plus account. Couple this with days binary retention, 99%+ completion rate, free SSL and UsenetServer global search tool and you’ve got a very solid service at a great value.

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UsenetServer Binary Retention

UsenetServer has made several massive infrastructural upgrades and continues to stay among the top of the retention list. They not only have well in excess of 2195 days retention, they also have a search feature that provides a way to maximize the value of that retention period. It makes searching for binaries and making NZBs very easy, see below.

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Pricing

Pricing for UsenetServer without the VPN service is as follows:

  • 3 days for $3
  • 1 Month for $14.95
  • 3 Months for $39.95

The 3-day subscription does not include SSL encryption on the server connections and is limited to 10 connections.

You have the option of adding the VPN service to the USENET service and getting a significant discount. To add the VPN service, it costs:

  • $0.99 to add VPN to the 3-day subscription
  • $4.99 to add VPN to the 1 Month subscription
  • $12 to add VPN to the 3 Month subscription

The VPN service can also be purchased as a standalone service for $11.99 per month or $30 for 3 months.

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Data Transfer Limit and Speed

UsenetServer offers customers with unlimited data transfer access with all of its plans. It also provides up to 20 concurrent connections to maximize your connection speed (for High Speed Plus Plans).

Their servers connect to the internet with a speed of over 30 Gbit/s, which makes them capable of handling enormous amount of traffic at any time of the day.

We also checked their website for any prohibition on account sharing, and there is no ruling about it. Thus, it may or may not be allowed (officially).

Usenet Accessibility

UsenetSever has peering connection to all the main Usenet servers and most of the minor ones, giving you access to over 100,000 Usenet discussion groups all over the world.

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Free VPN and SSL Connection

UsenetSever provides its customers with a free 256-bit SSL connection to protect their data and information. Furthermore, annual subscribers of High Speed Plans obtain a free VPN service bundled with their subscription (monthly plan subscribers has an option to add an additional fee to include VPN access in their subscription plans).

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Conclusion

UseNetServer has been around a long time. Their pricing and retention make the service an exceptional value. That along with their reliability and UNS global search feature helped them earn a 2016 NGR Editors Choice award. We highly recommend UseNetServer to anyone who enjoys downloading from Usenet.

 

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