News Rover Usenet Newsreader -- Search and download Usenet newsgroup messages and files
National Usenet Newsgroup Providers
Some Internet service providers offer access to Usenet Newsgroups
as a standard part of their service. However, if your ISP does not
provide Usenet access or you are unsatisfied with their service, you can
subscribe to a commercial Usenet news server.
They offer good value because they are fast, carry a huge
number of newsgroups and are inexpensive. You still connect to the
Internet through your usual ISP, but by subscribing to one of these
national Usenet providers you can access a complete and well managed
set of Usenet newsgroups.
In addition to national news servers that you can subscribe to, there
are also some free, public Usenet
news servers. However, beware: free servers come and go, and you
generally get what you pay for.
There are a number of good companies that offer reliable Usenet news
servers that you can subscribe to. Here are several that
is one of the largest and fastest news servers
on the net and is highly recommended for use with News Rover.
days of binary retention.
days of text message retention.
Prices start as low as $4.99 per month.
Giganews offers the "Diamond special", which gives 50% off the first 3 months of Diamond service; this is a saving of over $50.
Files on Giganews news servers can be searched using News Rover's Newsgroup Search feature.
Supernews is one of
provider of Usenet outsourcing services to Individuals and ISP's.
One simple plan. For just $11.99 per month:
Unlimited Usenet Access
256-Bit SSL Encryption
Days of Binary Retention
24-Hour Customer Support
is a Tier-1 Usenet provider that leverages the largest private NNTP backbone worldwide.
UsenetServer has hundreds of direct peering relationships with nearly all major North American, South American
and European ISPs to ensure solid service reliability and speed.
UsenetServer also offers among the best deals on unlimited Usenet access -- $10/mo or $95.40/year for:
NewsDemon offers unlimited speeds and secure access to over 107,000
uncensored groups. Features include 50 simultaneous 256-Bit SSL
Connections, 99% Completion, and long retention. NewsDemon has US and
European server farms and accepts all major credit card as well as Paypal.
NewsDemon also provides a free pre-configured version of News Rover.
ThunderNews offers reliable and fast servers with retention and
completion that is top notch. With redundant servers in the US and Europe that accept both NNTP and SSL
encrypted connections, you will get fast, secure and reliable connections. Sporting over 400 days of binary
retention (and growing) and 3 1/2 years of text retention combined with News Rover's search capability, you
can find the messages of interest to you. Pricing starts at $6.99 / £4.50 / €5.25 with plans
ranging from 10 GB / month to Unlimited bandwidth. Discounts are available for 3, 6 and 12 month accounts.
Registered News Rover free to ThunderNews customers.
PowerUsenet.com is a high quality Usenet Service Provider
with a number of low-cost access plans offering unlimited
download speeds for each. Power Usenet provides 500 days of binary
article retention and over 1000 days of retention for text newsgroups.
PowerUsenet carries more than 100,000
newsgroups. There is a limited time 50% off the first month offer, so try Power Usenet today and experience premium service at a bargain price!
Usenet-Access features access to over
80,000 uncensored newsgroups through 3 Usenet servers for $6/month. Usenet-Access
has a download limit of 500MB/day per server.
www.Newscene.com has two different
account types depending on what you need. They start their
prices at $3.75 per month paid annually for the basic service
($45 per year) or $7.50 per month paid annually ($90 per year)
for the complete service. On a month-by-month basis, the complete
service costs $12.00.