UsenetBucket Review

Last Updated: Aug 19, 2020

UsenetBucket is a Netherlands-based provider that offers fast, reliable and safe Usenet access to its users.

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UsenetBucket provides unlimited traffic, SSL support, 1600 days of retention, up to 25 connections and up to 400 Mbit of speed. They assure 24/7 support and an easy-to-use control panel for a productive and more enjoyable Usenet experience.

Pricing

The provider has plans that vary in number of connections and speed. All of their plans include SSL encryption, unlimited downloads and 1600 retention days. Their 3 plans can be availed through a period of 1 month, 3 months and 1 year. As the period increases, the monthly price lowers.

Usenetbucket Pricing
Plan1 month3 months1 yearSpeedConnections
Basic  €2,95  €8,40  €31,85  15 Mbit  10  
Comfort  €4,95  €14,10  €53,50  60 Mbit  10  
Ultimate  €12,95  €36,90  €139,85  400 Mbit  25  

Retention

UsenetBucket currently has 1600 days of retention. This is a little lower than other Usenet providers but is still competitive.

Free Trial

They have a 7-day free trial with a 20 GB limit. The free trial includes 25 connections, 400 Mbit of speed, SSL support and 1600 days retention. It also expires automatically when the time period is over or when you’ve reached the data limit. UsenetBucket does not start charging you when your free trial expires. You decide if and when you want to extend your account.

Special Offers

UsenetBucket currently has no existing special offers, but they have occasional discounts and deals that they announce on their website blog. To keep yourself updated, check back with us once in a while or visit the UsenetBucket website.

Payment Options

You can subscribe to their service using your credit cards, Paysafe Card, iDeal, GiroPay, MisterCash and cryptocurrencies. You can currently pay in Euros.

Configuration Information

Once you complete the sign-up process, UsenetBucket will send you an email that will contain your account username and password. Other details like server address will also be sent.

Their server address is reader.usenetbucket.com. SSL port is 443.

Speed Test

Usenetbucket Speed Test

UsenetBucket offers uncongested Usenet servers and networking equipment as well as gigabits of available bandwidth. While they perform well on speed when testing, the speed of your downloads would greatly depend on the quality of connection and service your ISP provides.

Privacy

Their website can only be reached with SSL, assuring security of information transferred between your computer and their site.

The company values privacy and does not share any personal information voluntarily unless required by law. Payment information is not stored on their database and all payments are processed by certified processors.

Customer Service

UsenetBucket has a comprehensive support page that would be very useful for account holders and new Usenet users. They have a 24/7 customer support team that you can reach through their contact form available on their website. They currently have an average response rate of 24 minutes.

For other concerns, you may reach them at info@usenetbucket.com or misuse@usenetbucket.com.

Address:
UsenetBucket B.V.
Planetenveld 35
3893 GE Zeewolde
The Netherlands

Additional Products

They have no additional offerings, or special features included in their plans.

Summary

While their retention rate is a little lower compared to other providers, UsenetBucket has a lot of other great things going for them. They offer good service with their fast servers, and excellent response rate from their customer support and a decent amount of connections across all their plans. They provide secure access to their users through free SSL encryption included in their packages and they also accept bitcoin payment, which is also secure means of paying for service. All in all, UsenetBucket is a good option for the price they offer and the service they provide.

 

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