Newsdemon Review

Last Updated: Aug 25, 2020


Newsdemon has tools for header compression and offers VPN protection for free. NewsDemon has been in the service of providing Usenet connection since 2001. NewsDemon is dubbed as America’s premium Usenet provider.


NewsDemon offers flexible pricing plans to users. It offers three pricing plans to users; two of its offered packages are duration-based while one allows for block subscription. Its three pricing plans are Monthly, Multi-Month, and Block.

NewsDemon Monthly Plan provides four options to users: Beginner, Basic, Veteran, and Most Popular. Its Beginner Plan allows for 50 GB of downloads and goes for $3/month. Basic Plan users pay $4/month and have access to 100 GB. Veteran Plan is a dollar higher than Basic Plan as it goes for $5/month with users having access to 200 GB of downloads. Its Most Popular Plan goes for $6/month and allows for unlimited speed. Monthly plans are billed at every end of the month. There is no auto-charging, so users have the option to extend their subscription.

Newsdemon Pricing
Beginner  $3 per month  50  
Basic  $4 per month  50  
Veteran  $5 per month  50  
Most Popular  $10 per month  50  

Multi-Month Plans offer four options to users: 3-month billing, 6-month billing, restricted yearly billing, and unrestricted yearly billing. Its 3-month billing plan goes for $17 and is due every three months. Its 6-month billing goes for $34 and is due every six months. Its restricted yearly billing plan goes for $20 and is due every 12 months, while its unrestricted yearly billing plan goes for $50 and is due every 12 months. The difference between the annually billed plans is the download limit; the restricted yearly plan only allows for 50 GB of downloads while the unrestricted yearly plan allows for unlimited download.

NewsDemon offers non-expiring block plans that come with a free VPN access that runs for 1 month. It also offers SSL encryption across all block plans. All block plans permit account-sharing and remain active as long as download is still within plan limit; it does not expire. The most affordable block plan offered by NewsDemon goes for $3 and allows for 10 GB of downloads. Its priciest block plan goes for $70 and allows for 4,000 GB of downloads.

Newsdemon Pricing Block
Plan 10 GB  $3  true  50  
Plan 25 GB  $4  true  50  
Plan 50 GB  $5  true  50  
Plan 100 GB  $10  true  50  
Plan 200 GB  $12  true  50  
Plan 500 GB  $15  true  50  
Plan 1000 GB  $40  true  50  
Plan 2000 GB  $60  true  50  
Plan 4000 GB  $70  true  70  


NewsDemon allows for 4538 days of retention. Such retention applies to both binary and text. Users can rely on the availability of files that will last for over eleven years. This makes NewsDemon a competitive and robust provider in the market. NewsDemon also has a 99.9%+ completion rate. We can verify this claim as we had NewsDemon tested. We experienced a solid 100% completion rate for every NewsDemon download.

Free Trial

If you’re still deciding on which Usenet provider to choose, you should be on the lookout for offered free trial periods. NewsDemon offers a 15-day free trial to users. Users can choose from five unique plans that allow for unlimited speed and 500 GB of downloads. Users on free trial will also enjoy 24/7 support, 50 connections, 4,374+ days of retention, and even free headers. The five plans to choose from are: Beginner (50 GB), Basic (75 GB), Veteran (100 GB), Elite (200 GB), and Pro (500 GB).

NewsDemon does not automatically charge credit cards. NewsDemon will only require payment once the trial period expires and users opt to continue with a selected plan.

Special Offers

NewsDemon has a discounted special offer where users can have access to unlimited download speed, no-cap Usenet usage, 50 SSL connections, and free VPN for only $6.

Payment Options

Users can pay via credit cards, PayPal, Ideal Payments, and SEPA Express. NewsDemon also accepts payment in Bitcoin.

NewsDemon offers a 30-day money-back guarantee to users who opt to subscribe and find themselves not satisfied. This makes NewsDemon a totally risk-free choice as it has a no-strings-attached policy. This policy allows for users to be free in exploring their Usenet provider options.

Configuration Information

The following settings are necessary to configure NewsDemon:

  • News server host name:
    • Ports (non-SSL): 119, 23, 443, 3128, 7000, 8000, 8080, 9000
    • Ports (SSL): 563, 80, 81, 9119
  • Username: NewsDemon will email to provide this info.
  • Password: Users set-up their own passwords.

Speed Test

Upon our testing, we can verify that NewsDemon has a satisfactory speed.

Newsdemon Speed Test


All NewsDemon plans allow for SSL encryption. NewsDemon has a strict privacy policy. So much so, it only requires a user’s email upon subscription to their service.

NewsDemon does not monitor, track, or record its users’ activities. The provider gives so much value to user privacy that it even offers VPN tools for ultimate liberty in user download and upload activities.

NewsDemon will only need a user’s email address for service-related communication. NewsDemon does not sell customer data to third-parties.

Customer Service

NewsDemon offers many support pathways to users via live chat and email. Users can also reach out via phone and fax. We tested its live chat support, and we received a reply in an instant. We also sent a message outside office hours and still received an instant reply. This time, however, it was canned and asked for an email address to reach us.

The company has two headquarters, one in America and one in England. The address and contact numbers are:

USA Office:
3504 Highway 153
Box #14,
Greenville, SC 29611,

Phone: 888.308.4272
Fax: 888.549.3675

UK Office:
Scott Lyda – President / CEO
72, High Street
Haslemere, Surrey
Gu27 2LA

Additional Products

All NewsDemon plans come with a free SlickVPN account that requires no logging. It does not come with its own Newsreader.


NewsDemon is a superb choice for users that want a Usenet provider that really delivers. It truly offers unlimited download speed to users through soundly priced subscription options. Users that prefer privacy will find it ideal as it offers free VPN tools and features. Its 4538 retention days and reliable customer support make it a strong Usenet provider. It is recommendable. Users are on the fence with trying Usenet should try it, as it comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee that secures risk-free service sampling at no cost.


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