Pricing Plans:
Unlimited $10/Month
Unlimited DSL $15/Month
Unlimited DSL
3 Months
3 Months
25 GB $10
180 GB $25
1000 GB $50

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Usenet News Server - Unlimited Plans


Usenet Plans Comparison:

PlanPrice Quota Rate Limit Connections
Unlimited Plans
Unlimited $10/MonthUnlimited 10 Mbit/s 20
Unlimited DSL $15/MonthUnlimited Unlimited 20
Unlimited DSL
3 Months
3 Months
Unlimited Unlimited 20
Pay-by-Download Plans
 25 GB $10 Once-Off 25 Gigabytes Unlimited 50
 180 GB $25 Once-Off 180 Gigabytes Unlimited 50
 1000 GB $50 Once-Off 1000 Gigabytes Unlimited 50
* A Gigabyte is defined as 1,000,000,000 bytes

All plans include SSL access!

For More Information:
     Unlimited Plans Frequently Asked Questions
     Pay-by-Download Plans Frequently Asked Questions

What is the download limit included in the unlimited plans?

There are no limits!

- No time limits
- No download limits
- No censoring
- No monitoring
- No posting limits
- Maximum 20 connections

We do not monitor or limit the amount of data you download. You are free to download as much as you need every month.

What is the difference between the "Unlimited" and "Unlimited DSL" plans?

The only difference between the plans is speed. All other features such as retention, anonimity, number of groups is exactly the same.

The "Unlimited" plan is catered towards modem and low speed DSL users. It is capable of achieving speeds of up to 10 Mbit/s.

The "Unlimited DSL" plan is catered towards high bandwidth users such as DSL or cable modem users. It is capable of achieving much higher speeds to maximize the bandwidth available to these users. The "Unlimited DSL" plan has no speed caps.

Both plans allow a maximum of twenty (20) simultaneous connections at any one time to allow fair usage. Typical news readers only require a maximum of two simultaneous connections at any one time.

The download speed on our unlimited plans are spread over the number of available connections.

What is the Unlimited DSL 3 Month plan?

The Unlimited DSL 3 month plan gives you even more value for money. It costs $39 for 3 months access at the Unlimited DSL level. That works out to be $13 per month only! You are rebilled every 3 months and must utilize all 3 months worth of access. If you cancel before your 3 months is up, your account will remain active until the end of the 3 month period. We do not offer pro-rated refunds for unused portions of your account.

I am a DSL or cable modem user, can I still purchase the "unlimited" plan?

Yes you can. However, you will achieve slower transfer rates than what your connection is capable of and downloads will take longer to complete.

I am a modem user, if I purchase the "unlimited DSL" account, will my downloads be faster?

No. Your modem is only capable of 56kbit/s, the bottleneck would be your modem connection. The unlimited plan is capable of achieving speeds of up to 10 Mbit/s.

What do the unlimited plans include?

The unlimited plans include:

  • No limit on the number of bytes downloaded, so no need to keep track of usage
  • No limit on the number of articles read or posted. Posting is subject to our AUP (we are very strict on spam)
  • 24 hour access to our server
  • Maximum 20 connections at any one time (most news reading software, MS Outlook, Agent, FreeAgent, Tin, only need 2).
  • Unlimited friendly email support

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