Top 25 Usenet Providers Reviewed

Usenet is a wonderful service for finding and downloading binary files. To download you must have to access it is through a Usenet provider.

If you are new to Usenet and don't know what Usenet is, you'll find a brief explanation here

Below is a list of 25 Usenet service providers with the most essential information per newsgroup provider. What Makes A Top Usenet Provider?. Usenet service providers are ranked based on factors including retention, pricing, reliability, Servers, completion, unlimited and-or block accounts, any extra services (VPN - Newsreader) and backbone (For better download completion, most people use a second provider on a different Usenet backbone).

NewsHosting

Backbone: UNS Holdings

US based: 600px-Yes_check.svg

Price: $8.33

Unlimited: 600px-Yes_check.svg

Retention: 4,000 days

Bonus Features: Newsreader - VPN

Servers: US and EU NNTP servers

Free trial: 14 Days or 30 GB

UsenetServer

Backbone: UNS Holdings

US based: 600px-Yes_check.svg

Price: $7.95

Unlimited: 600px-Yes_check.svg

Retention: 4,000 days

Bonus Features: Gobal Search 2.0 - VPN

Servers: US and EU NNTP servers

Free trial: 14 Days or 10 GB

Eweka

Backbone: Eweka

EU based: 600px-Yes_check.svg

Price: 7 €

Unlimited: 600px-Yes_check.svg

Retention: 4,000 days

Bonus Features: Newsreader

Servers: EU NNTP servers

Free trial: 7 Days Free trial

EasyNews

Backbone: UNS Holdings

US based: 600px-Yes_check.svg

Price: $29.94

Unlimited: 600px-Yes_check.svg + 150 GB Webinterface

Retention: 4,000 days

Bonus Features: VPN

Servers: US and EU NNTP servers

Free trial: 14 day or 50GB

Tweaknews

Backbone: Tweaknews

EU based: 600px-Yes_check.svg

Price: 7,50 €

Unlimited: 600px-Yes_check.svg

Block: Tweaknews block accounts

Retention: 3,400 days

Bonus Features: Newsreader - VPN

Servers: EU NNTP servers

Free trial: 10 Days Free trial

UsenetBucket

Backbone: BaseIP

EU based: 600px-Yes_check.svg

Price: 2,95 € - 12,95 €

Unlimited: 600px-Yes_check.svg

Retention: 1,600 days

Servers: EU NNTP servers

Free trial: 7 days or 20 GB

ExtremeUsenet

Backbone: BaseIP

EU based: 600px-Yes_check.svg

Price: 2,50 € - 17 €

Unlimited: 600px-Yes_check.svg

Retention: 1,200 days

Servers: EU NNTP servers

Usenet.Farm

Backbone: Tweaknews

EU based: 600px-Yes_check.svg

Price: 4,95 € - 15 €

Unlimited: 600px-Yes_check.svg

Block: 600px-Yes_check.svg

Retention: 500 days

Servers: EU NNTP servers

Free trial: 10 GB Free trial 

UsenetExpress

Backbone: UsenetExpress

US based: 600px-Yes_check.svg

Price: $10 - $20

Unlimited: 600px-Yes_check.svg

Block: 600px-Yes_check.svg

Retention: 1,100 days

Bonus Features: VPN

Servers: US NNTP servers

Free trial: 30 days risk free

XSNews

Backbone: XSNews

EU based: 600px-Yes_check.svg

Price: 5,95 € - 10,95 €

Unlimited: 600px-Yes_check.svg

Block: 600px-Yes_check.svg

Retention: 1,250 days

Servers: EU NNTP servers

Free trial: 14 days free trial

NewsgroupDirect

Backbone: UNS Holdings

US based: 600px-Yes_check.svg

Price: $7.95

Unlimited: 600px-Yes_check.svg

Retention: 4,000 days

Bonus Features: VPN

Servers: US and EU NNTP servers

Free trial: 7 days or 15 GB. Free trials are available to customers paying by US credit card only.

Newsdemon

Backbone: UNS Holdings

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Price: $10

Unlimited: 600px-Yes_check.svg

Retention: 4,000 days

Bonus Features: VPN

Servers: US and EU NNTP servers

Free trial: 15 days or 50 GB

Vipernews

Backbone: Vipernews

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Price: 1,99 € - 13,99 €

Unlimited: 600px-Yes_check.svg

Block: 600px-Yes_check.svg

Retention: 100 days

Servers: EU NNTP servers

Free trial: 7 days free trial

Blocknews

Backbone: UNS Holdings

US based: 600px-Yes_check.svg

Price: $2.75 - $214.99

Block: 600px-Yes_check.svg

Retention: 3,720 days

Servers: US and EU NNTP servers

UsenetNow

Backbone: UNS Holdings

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Price: $12

Unlimited: 600px-Yes_check.svg

Retention: 3,720 days

Servers: US and EU NNTP servers

FrugalUsenet

Backbone: UNS Holdings

US based: 600px-Yes_check.svg

Price: $4.99

Unlimited: 600px-Yes_check.svg

Retention: 1,000 days

Servers: US and EU NNTP servers

TheCubeNet

Backbone: UNS Holdings

US based: 600px-Yes_check.svg

Price: $9.99

Unlimited: 600px-Yes_check.svg

Block: 600px-Yes_check.svg

Retention: 4,000 days

Servers: US and EU NNTP servers

EasyUsenet.Nl

Backbone: XSNews

EU based: 600px-Yes_check.svg

Price: 7,95 € - 11,95 €

Unlimited: 600px-Yes_check.svg

Block: 600px-Yes_check.svg

Retention: 1,250 days

Servers: EU NNTP servers

Free trial: 5 days free trial

PureUsenet

Backbone: BaseIP

EU based: 600px-Yes_check.svg

Price: 2,29 € - 8,29 €

Unlimited: 600px-Yes_check.svg

Retention: 2,000 days

Servers: EU NNTP servers

Free trial: Free week trial

FastUsenet

Backbone: UNS Holdings

US based: 600px-Yes_check.svg

Price: $9.95

Unlimited: 600px-Yes_check.svg

Retention: 4,000 days

Servers: US and EU NNTP servers

Free trial: 14 days or 15 GB

5EuroUsenet

Backbone: UNS Holdings

US based: 600px-Yes_check.svg

Price: 7,5 €

Unlimited: 600px-Yes_check.svg

Retention: 2,000 days

Servers: EU NNTP servers

Free trial: Free week trial

UsenetLink

Backbone: UNS Holdings

US based: 600px-Yes_check.svg

Price: $15

Unlimited: 600px-Yes_check.svg

Retention: 2,000 days

Servers: EU NNTP servers

Free trial: 60 minutes (free) 

XLned

Backbone: BaseIP

EU based: 600px-Yes_check.svg

Price: 2,99 € - 9,99 €

Unlimited: 600px-Yes_check.svg

Retention: 2,000 days

Servers: EU NNTP servers