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SSL Now Available in Europe!

The European SSL server is now available. This is a great advancement for the usenet community in Europe. Visit our Server Info page to see all of the details on how to connect.

Server Upgrades and Changes

We are happy to announce that we are migrating our Atlanta newsfarm to a new state-of-the-art newsfarm in Ashburn, VA. The new farm will provide our customers with longer retention, greater redundancy, and improved connectivity and speeds! Over the next 24 hours your newsreaders will automatically start pointing to the new servers. You will need…Continue reading →

20% Discounts For Time Warner, Verizon

Attention Time Warner, Verizon, and Sprint customers. We will give you a 20% lifetime discount if you convert your usenet service to NewsgroupDirect. Just enter coupon code ngd09348 at checkout to receive your lifetime discount.

Usenet Users Sharing Historical Song Statistics

Wired Blogs has an interesting article out about how usenet users are sharing a spreadsheet file called “The Whitburn Spreadsheets“. These spreadsheets contain historical data about songs all the way back to 1890. It’s worth a read to see how the structures and lengths of individual songs have changed over the decades.

NewsRover 13.2 Now Available

We’ve just posted the latest version of Newsrover in My Account. We recommend everyone login now to download and upgrade.

Block Accounts Now Available

In our mission to offer our users the best service possible, we are pleased to announce the addition of block download accounts to our list of available account types. A block account is different in that you are not paying a monthly (or quarterly, yearly, etc) subscription. A block account is a one-time purchase of…Continue reading →

Live Chat Now Available In Support

In addition to our snazzy new support system, we’d like to announce that we now have live chat available. You can now use live chat for any support questions that you have. Live chat will ensure quicker response to your issues.

New Support System

We are proud to announce the launch of our new and improved support system. We now have an extensive knowledgebase for our users. Now, you will be able to look through our KB to find information about any problems you may be having without having to submit a support ticket. The answers to the most…Continue reading →