Last Updated: Apr 08, 2018
All packages from this service offer a generous fifty connections. This is as good or better than many other providers, though most users wonâ€™t need anywhere near fifty connections to max out their bandwidth.
Available only for this month. Use the coupon code ngd23983667 in conjunction with our link to get Usenet access for $8/month. This is a time limited offer.
There is a 7 day, 15 GB free trial (comes with the unlimited package) available. Let’s also mention that free trials are available only to customers that are paying by US credit card.
NewsgroupDirect offers 2 plan types: unlimited and block plans. I typically recommend paying the $12 a month for the unlimited plan.
The prices for unlimited and metered packages are:
The block accounts will never expire.
NewsgroupDirect has servers located in the USA and servers in the Europe. Download speeds are typically limited by your own connection to the Internet as NewsgroupDirect connects to multiple Internet backbones.b
The servers are available at the following addresses:
As you have already noticed, SSL encryption is available. Although some options do not offer SSL, the subscriber can upgrade to a higher plan that supports SSL simply by logging into the website.
NewsgroupDirect’s customer service appears to be decent. They are a small company and its email only however.
Newsgroupdirect claims to have about 99%+ message availability and this seems normal.
Thumbs up for NewsgroupDirect they have some nice features (such as free trial and free online storage) and let’s mention that the retention is good. Be sure to take advantage of the discounts available by using our coupon code and signing up via our link.