Cheapnews Review 2019

Last Updated: Apr 19, 2018

Usenet provider Cheapnews is a Usenet payserver. Cheapnews offers usenet access via een great, stable and robus usenet platform. We deliver access as a payserver, newsserver to 1200+ days of retention. With usenet via Cheapnews you have access to thousands of newsgroups and you are able to download usenet with high-speed. We offer 1200+ days usenet retention.


Cheapnews Deals / Special Offer / Discounted Pricing

Aside from the trial offer, Cheapnews has no other discounted pricing or special offers. Their pricing is pretty discounted to begin with.

Cheapnews Free Trial

Cheapnews offers a 7-Day Free Trial.  You can either cancel or choose a plan after the 7th day.

Cheapnews Plan / Price Offerings

Cheapnews has block and flat fee pricing plans.  Besides the free account, the following pricing options are available:

Block (offering 12 Connections) pricing plans are:

  • 25 GB (small) – €8,95
  • 100 GB (medium) – €29,95
  • 500 GB (large) – €89,95

Flat fee pricing plans:

  • 5 MBit (basic) – €3,50 (4 Connections)
  • 20 MBit (premium) – €5,50 (8 Connections)
  • Unlimited (unlimited) – €8,25 (12 Connections)

Cheapnews Connection Speeds / Server Locations

The connection speeds of Cheapnews vary, depending on users’ plans.

Two servers are available, according the account type :

  • block and trial accounts –
  • flat rate accounts –

The server farm is located in Europe, having 119 and 583 standard ports and 443 secure port. The SSL Encryption is free 256-bit SSL.

Cheapnews Technical Notes

Cheapnews have very reliable and fast network that is directly connected to the main Internet hubs such as AMS-IX, NL-IX and GN-IX.

Cheapnews Quality of Service

We have not tested the service of Cheapnews, but according to their website, their retention is more than 500  days, both for the binary and text groups, currently growing to 400 days. The completion rate is over 99%.

Cheapnews Customer Service

Cheapnews has an online customer service support.

Cheapnews Conclusion

The Netherlands based company offers very decent prices but actually if you are looking the lowest prices and unlimited download speeds you can do a bit better with some providers on  Best and cheapest Usenet Provider Lists.


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