Last Updated: Sep 19, 2017
This provider is no longer available under this name.
Not normally available nor easily found on their website – you can use our signup discount links above to save money.
There is 7 day, 15 GB free trial (comes with unlimited package) available. Let’s also mention that free trials are available only to customers that are paying by US credit card.
PlanetNewsgroup 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 account will never expire.
PlanetNewsgroup has servers located in the USA and servers in the Europe. Download speeds are typically limited by your own connection to the Internet as PlanetNewsgroup 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.
PlanetNewsgroup’s customer service appears to be decent. They are a small company and its email only however.
PlanetNewsgroup claims to have about 99%+ message availability and this seems normal.
Decent service, they have some nice features (such as free trial and free online storage) and let’s mention that the retention is good. However, the price for unlimited package is not best on market if you are looking for bottom line and cheapest but $12/month isn’t bad.