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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 →

New & Improved Usage Reporting

We’ve upgraded our bandwidth usage reporting area. Now we’ve provided you with detailed charts so that you can easily track your bandwidth usage.

Usenet Readers for Linux has recently posted a good piece about the best newsreader options for Linux users. The article centers around Linux apps KNode and Pan, which are GUI-based newsreaders. Check it out.