Best Usenet Providers of 2019

us Usenet service providers that are based in the U.S.

- Newshosting 5/5 - Newshosting review
- UsenetServer 5/5 - UsenetServer review
- Easynews 5/5- Easynews review
- UsenetExpress 4/5 - UsenetExpress review
- Newsgroupdirect 4/5 - Newsgroupdirect review
- Newsdemon 4/5 - Newsdemon review

nl European (Dutch) based Newsgroup Services we can recommend:

- Eweka Usenet 5/5 - Eweka review
- Tweaknews 5/5 - Tweaknews Review
- ExtremeUsenet 5/5 - ExtremeUsenet Review
- UsenetBucket 4/5- UsenetBucket review
- Usenet.Farm 4/5 - Usenet.Farm review
- XSNews 4/5 -
XSNews review


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Compare the best Usenet providers

NGProvider reviews, tests all the Best Usenet Servers constantly, and below are our recommended providers for 2019.

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Free Usenet Access

Free Usenet servers are rare but all major Usenet providers offer free trials for new customers.

- XSNews 14 days of free service
- Tweaknews Tweaknews Free Usenet Trial includes unlimited downloads over 10 days
- Eweka Eweka Free Usenet Trial includes unlimited downloads over 7 days.
- Newshosting 14 days of free service (up to 30 GB total transfer)
- UsenetServer 14 days of free service (up to 10 GB total transfer)
- UsenetFarm 10 GB
- Usenetbucket 7 days / 20 GB

What is Usenet?

Question about Usenet. What is Usenet?. How does Usenet work?

- Stealth Usenet
- Usenet backbones
- Usenet is the fastest network
- Usenet is secure
- Usenet privacy
- Usenet anonymity
- Usenet retention
- Usenet completion
- Usenet vs Torrent

How To Use Usenet

The How-To Guide On Getting Started With Usenet

- How to Get Started with Usenet
- How To Kick Your Torrent Addiction With Usenet
- How to choose the right Usenet provider for you
- How to download with Spotnet and Eweka
- How To Find Files On Usenet

Usenet for our European readers

The following links provide help to Usenetters:

- Usenet in Netherlands
- Usenet in Germany

Finding Content in Usenet

Searching for content on Usenet is easy. You can find hundreds of terabytes of content on Usenet. How To Find Content In Usenet? Recommended Newsgroup Newsreaders for easy and efficient downloading

- NZB Files
- Usenet NZB search engines
- NZB Sites
- Usenet articles missing
- CouchPotato with Usenet

Usenet clients

Recommended Newsgroup Newsreaders for easy and efficient downloading

- Usenet Clients
- Newshosting Client Review
- Spotnet 2.0

Usenet Network

Usenet is a decentralized network, it works by each Usenet server sharing its information with all the other servers on the network. This propagation across servers makes Usenet an ideal place for storing information and data of all types.

- Current Usenet Map
- Tier-1 Usenet Providers and Usenet Resellers
- Usenet News Server Addresses
- Spotnet protocol
- Block Usenet

Spotnet 2.0 tutorial

Spotnet 2.0 is currently the most widely used usenet newsreader in the Netherlands for usenet. Spotnet 2.0 is one of the most-featured Spotnet clients currently available. With Spotnet 2.0 you can search and download in one program. Spotnet 2.0 is designed to be immune for website-takedowns.

Which Usenet provider I should use with Spotnet 2.0?

We recommend Eweka. Eweka is the most popular and appreciated Dutch news server (the Netherlands has a very high percentage of Eweka users). Its News servers are based in Amsterdam, close to you and thus faster, plus Eweka is outside the DMCA “takedown” regime.

Spotnet settings - How to set up Spotnet 2.0 easily in a few steps

Step 1: Download the latest Spotnet version from

Step 2: When Spotnet has been downloaded successfully, start setup by clicking on 'Spotnet.exe'. After installation you will see the following screen.

spotnet settings

Provider: Here you choose for your usenet access provider. Is it not in the list? Then choose for ‘Other…’

Headers server: If you selected a usenet access provider from the list, the server addresses are automatically filled in. Other wise, you will need to enter the address here which you have received from your usenet access provider.

Port: By default the usenet port is 119. It can be changed to 80 or to SSL ports 563 or 443.

Verbindingen: Choose the number of connections that are allowed by your usenet access provider.

Gebruikersnaam: Enter your username
Wachtwoord: Enter your password

Step 3: When all fields are filled, click 'Verbinden'. Spotnet starts immediately with downloading spots (download information), user replies, spamfilters etc.. Please consider that the initial installation from Spotnet will take some minutes, to build up the database. You can see the download progress in the right bottom.

spotnet database

Step 4: As soon as the client has finished to build up the database, you can change the language. For 'English', click on 'Bewerken' > 'Taal' and select 'English' and click on 'restart later'. Language default is Nederlands because is an product which originated from the Netherlands. Most Dutch people do speak English though so a lot of the content is available in English.

spotnet language

Step 5: On the left side you can find various filter options - click on the gray text next to 'Filters', select your preferred language - option. You can also add your own filters. Restart Spotnet one last time.

spotnet filters advanced

Step 6: Now you can start using it to download movies, series and music from Usenet. Using spotnet is easy.

The interface is great and you can search for films by category

spotnet filters category

or thanks to a search engine. We downloaded the classic 1968 horror movie Night of the Living Dead (public domain). Spotnet 2.0 uses internal downloader for downloading, repairing and decompressing.

spotnet download

Please post a small thanks and rate their spot when using a spot by one of the spotters to acknowledge their hard work.

spotnet comments