Last Updated: Feb 16, 2020
NNTPJunkie has been around for awhile but their services/pricing have not kept up with times.
No updates have been made on this Usenet provider since our last review in 2017. You may benefit from checking out our top Usenet providers for better Usenet service.
There are no special deals or discounted pricing offered by NNTPjunkie.
There is a 14-Day free trial account being offered by NNTPjunkie.
We always like to see when the provider is offering free trial. This is exactly the case with NNTPjunkie. They offer one free trial account where the user has 1GB available and 14 days for testing purposes (we did see better trial offers, though). Further, all the packages provide free header downloads, unlimited postings and uploads, free e-mail boxes, newsgroup search engine, both web and NNTP access, Carry forward bandwidth and free download capacity. Currently, there are 3 metered and two unlimited options available. The listing of these options follows:
It is good to know that there are no refunds (on one month accounts.) if the user decides to cancel the subscription and there are no refunds applied to unused capacity either. Unfortunately, they do not directly give us the information if they offer the refunds for semi-annual and annual options but it appears that they don’t.
We didn’t test the connection speeds by NNTPjunkie, but other reviews showed they are just average.
They have one server farm located in the USA, available on the news.nntpjunkie.com address. Up to 32 concurrent connections are available, free SSL encryption is provided and the NNTPjunkie does not cap, restrict or throttle user’s connection speeds. Since they are supported by multiple OC-12 connections, they have tonsof bandwidth available ensuring that the user will get the maximum speed provided by Internet service provider.
There are no other technical information provided by NNTPjunkie’s website.
The retention for binary groups is one year or 365 days. Although not stated directly, we suppose that the retention for text groups is at least the same or even better. The retention rates are being upgraded constantly. The article completion is 99%.
NNTPjunkie has an online web form and email customer support.
NNTPJunkie has been around for awhile but their services / pricing have not kept up with times. For the same amount of money you will get better service / results by choosing from our Best Usenet Service Provider list.