Serving consumers, Internet service providers, telecommunications companies, and multi-service operators in over 170 different countries, Giganews is the undisputed industry leader in Usenet services. Giganews newsgroups provide the fastest, most reliable Usenet experience on the planet. Their news servers offer the highest quality newsgroup retention and completeness available.
Giganews has been setting the industry standard in Usenet service for a long, long time. They are consistently raising the bar by which other Usenet providers are measured. This is especially true of binary retention. Currently Giganews has the highest retention of all Usenet providers. This is pretty insane when you consider it is over 1200 days! That’s more than 3 years of binary retention!
Although they are not necessarily the cheapest Usenet provider, they do offer the best value. Giganews accomplishes this by providing a quality product, with loads of additional features and benefits. All customers receive the Giganews Accelerator to help speed up and compress their downloads. Customers in the top tiers also receive VyprVPN (VPN service, $15/mo value) and MIMO (Newsreader/Search).
In addition to a top notch free newsreader and personal VPN service, Giganews also includes free online storage using Dump Truck. Customers wanting to take advantage of the great bundle should look at the Diamond plan. Although it is a bit more pricey, the service is really an amazing package when you consider that it includes: Unlimited Usenet, Unlimited VPN (desktop and mobile), and Free Online Storage. Both VyprVPN and Dump Truck are 100% mobile ready with applications for Android/iOS. Customers shopping for usenet that are also interested in VPN and online storage would do well to compare the Diamond plan with the price of separate offerings from other providers.
The free online storage service included with Giganews works with any mobile, desktop, or web browser enabled device. Dump Truck offers free apps for Win/Mac, Android/iOS, and your web browser. You can securely backup, sync, and share your files to the cloud using Dump Truck. Giganews Diamond customers receive 30GB free online storage service. All other Giganews customers automatically receive 5GB free. For a complete rundown on Dump Truck with over 20 screenshots, check out our full Dump Truck online storage review.
Their quality service, combined with superior features and benefits is further improved by their commitment to customer service and support. Rarely is there ever a negative review of Giganews. In fact, normally the only time a customer leaves Giganews is when they see a “better deal” at a competitor. Of course this is typically followed by that customers return to Giganews a few months later after the deal expires!
Put simply, you can’t go wrong with Giganews. It’s worth every penny, and you’re guaranteed to stay on the leading edge of Usenet service as long as you are their customer.
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April 2011 Update: Giganews has made a few updates that the editors wanted to get out to our readers post-haste! First and foremost, the bad news…the top tier plan, the Diamond Plan, has increased in cost by $4.00. It is now $34.99 (was $29.99). But, there is a ton of great news! That extra few bucks is now paying for retention that is 1000+ days!! Like we said, and trust our judgment, Giganews has the best retention in the business. That retention is also part of the middle tier package as well (super steal). Another piece of good news, Giganews is rolling out online storage for their customers! Talk about your all-in-one shop! Usenet+VPN+Storage = Oh Yeah Baby! You can read more about the rollout here: Giganews Blog
August 2011 Update: Giganews has hit an amazing 3 YEARS of binary retention! Congratulations Giganews! Our news bulletin commemorates this awesome achievement.
October 2011 Update: Giganews has started sending invites for their personal online storage service, Dump Truck! Check out our news bulletin for the details.
January 2012 Update: 2012 is off to the races with Giganews releasing updates for their control panel, VyprVPN, and online storage! Now Diamond customers get a free 30GB of online storage via Dump Truck! Check out all the details in our news bulletin.
October 2012 Update: Giganews is still exploding their retention. Binaries are now at 1525+! That’s over 4 years of retention! Combine this with the current special on the Diamond plan and you have some amazing value. For only $17.49/mo you get: unlimited usenet, 30GB dump truck online storage, MIMO usenet browser + search, and unlimited personal VPN with VyprVPN. Check out Giganews!
January 2013 Update: The rollout of Dump Truck is now complete and Giganews customers have free online storage available! Giganews Diamond plan customers receive 30GB free while all others receive 5GB. Dump Truck provides secure and easy online storage with apps available for your desktop, web browser, and mobile device.
March 2013 Update: We have completed a full review of the Dump Truck online storage service! Check out the free Dump Truck apps for Windows, Mac, Android, and iOS with over 20 screenshots showing the installation, use, and performance of the service. Our editors give Dump Truck 5 Stars!
March 2014 Update: Tons of updates to Dump Truck, VyprVPN, and Giganews Usenet! Over 2000 days retention, loads of new VPN servers, and too many feature expansions to list. Absolutely the hottest services on the market rolled into one $19.99/mo plan. The Platinum plan includes unlimited Usenet, VyprVPN Basic, and 5GB of personal online storage with Dump Truck. And can you believe it, they DROPPED THE PRICE on the Diamond plan from regular $34.99 to now $29.99/mo. Amazing. New signups can get Diamond for only $14.99/mo for the first three months. Has to be the best signup deal hands down! Diamond plan includes Unlimited Usenet, VyprVPN Pro, and 30GB Dump Truck storage.
January 2015 Update: Giganews continues expanding, improving retention, bundling more features and scores a victory against a DMCA troll. Giganews retention is now over 2346 days! Almost 6.5 YEARS of retention! Plans have changed a bit, with all service plans now including a free 5GB of Dump Truck online storage. Additionally, a new plan has been rolled out called “Platinum”. Platinum is similar to the traditional Diamond plan (the most expensive), but it reduces the VyprVPN features and reduces the cost to $19.99/month. On the legal front, Giganews scores a major victory over DMCA troll “Perfect 10” being found not responsible for copyright infringement. Way to go Giganews!
|Cost per 1 Month||$4.99 to $29.99 (varies)|
|Direct Connections||20 to 50 (varies)|
|Days of Binary Retention|
|Low Plan Term||1 Month|
|Low Plan Quota||5GB|
|Low Plan Connects||20|
|Low Plan SSL||256bit|
|Low Plan Retention||30|
|Low Plan Cost||$4.99|
|Medium Plan Term||1 Month|
|Medium Plan Quota||50GB|
|Medium Plan Connects||20|
|Medium Plan SSL||256bit|
|Medium Plan Retention|
|Medium Plan Cost||$14.99|
|High Plan Term||1 Month|
|High Plan Quota||Unlim|
|High Plan Connects||50|
|High Plan SSL||256bit|
|High Plan Retention|
|High Plan Cost||$29.99|
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