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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).

Redesigned Giganews Control Panel Includes VyprVPN and Dump Truck!

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.

Learn more about the mobile ready online storage from Dump Truck

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.

Dump Truck in the Cloud

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!

Giganews & VyprVPN Updates Include Mobile and Online Storage

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.

FREE TRIAL: 14 day free trial available, cancel any time no questions asked.

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!

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11 Responses to “Giganews”

  1. Bob says:
    December 13th, 2010 at 8:44 pm

    I’ve used Giganews for years. Along the way, I’ve tried lower cost providers and always gone back to Giganews. Speed and complete retention are always top notch with Giganews.

    The way I look at it Sunday brunch easily costs as much as a month of Giganews. Giganews gives me a lot more pleasure than brunch and it lasts a lot longer.

  2. Nick O says:
    December 24th, 2010 at 11:13 am

    I have been using Giganews for over a year now. I subscribe to their top tier package. It’s a little expensive bit its worth it. I am very happy with the speeds, but mostly the retention. They are always at the top for that. I recommend Giga because they know their stuff.

  3. Andrew says:
    April 24th, 2011 at 9:01 pm

    I’m all about the Giganews. It’s basically the cadillac of usenet providers – they give you everything. Speed, ssl, newsreader, vpn, and they are working on online storage now too. The plans cost a little bit more but they are totally worth it if you get the top of the line package. Once I subscribed, I couldn’t go back to anything else.

  4. Dan Nelson says:
    April 29th, 2011 at 9:05 pm

    5 days until Giganews hits 1000 days retention! I’ve been with Giganews for probably 3 years…maybe more. They have never let me down, and this new retention is going to make them even better. Go go Giganews! It’s too bad you don’t have more than 5 stars for retention!!

  5. Loyal says:
    May 10th, 2011 at 5:43 pm

    Giganews salute! A Diamond in the Digital World! This is the best usenet subscription service available. It has been a part of my internet life for as long as I’ve had a broadband connection. I can’t imagine not having a Giganews subscription. Keep up the amazing work! I also want to say that VyprVPN has been a life saver when traveling. Sometimes it’s been the only way I could get online at some funky WiFi sites. Definitely makes the diamond plan worth it, and then some. Thanks for all the extras! 5 stars!

  6. Zach says:
    May 14th, 2011 at 11:36 am

    The Giganews service is by FAR the most reliable, most effective, and with out a doubt the fastest service around. The other companies just trytheir best to copy Giganews. I have been a customer for many years now and that will never change as long as their service remains this consistent and evolutionary. They have done amazing things over the last few years by including more extras and improving their service. My hat goes off to you, Giganews! All I can say is thank you and I consider it a privilege to send you money each month. Five Stars!

  7. Oliver says:
    June 2nd, 2011 at 6:49 pm

    Giganews is the best usenet provider, hands down, no question.

    -Maximum Speed
    -Up to 50 Lines
    -SSL
    -VPN
    -Highest Rentention
    -High Quality Service
    -High Quality Support/24hours/365Day

    I am using this giganews usenet service now for over 4 Years, there’s nothing to complain about the entire time. I don’t think I’ll ever switch to another provider, and I always reccomend Giganews usenet to my friends. The price is a little high, but I agree with your editors – you get a lot of extras, especially the VPN. And that more than makes up for the cost of the diamond package.

  8. kj says:
    February 4th, 2012 at 12:38 am

    giganews always impresses. have been with them for years and wouldn’t think of leaving. peace of mind, reliability, speeds, completion and tons of other stuff (that i sometimes don’t need). i haven’t played around with the new online storage but i do use vpn and that works well. probably the most expensive usenet but well worth it imho.

  9. taylor says:
    February 12th, 2012 at 1:20 pm

    I have been using Giganews for over 4 years. Came here looking for some coupons, but didn’t find any! They can be a little expensive, especially if you add it up over a year, but you get a lot for what you pay for. I just started using the online storage and the vpn, so I sorta consider that part of my subscription…still I wish it was cheaper! Great usenet service tho.

    editors note: sorry to hear about the coupons/discounts! we are actually working on reviving some of special deals for 2012, so please check again soon!

  10. LATgenius says:
    April 12th, 2012 at 11:45 pm

    Upgraded from the basic plan to the diamond plan a few months ago. Much better retention and love the vpn too. Came here to see if there was any discount for the diamond loosk like I’ll have to reregister lol. Speeds are max everytime and I love that the most. 5 stars for sure there.

  11. [PFF]Xray says:
    July 18th, 2013 at 2:59 pm

    been rocking giganews for many years now. All my friends typically use block accounts now but I’ve stuck with Giganews since I’ve had it for so long and now I’ve got a bunch of stuff in the dumptruck portion too 😀 That’s great for the private sharing now too…excellent like rapidshare

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