Category Archives: News

Retention Update – 480 Days

Our amazing retention growth continues! NewsgroupDirect retention is now at about 480 days for binary groups. Our retention has been growing daily for months, and we’re continuing to set new records daily. Binary Retention Details: 480 Days available through message-id 300 Days available through header downloads Varies by newsgroup Text Retention: Approximately 1400 days Varies…Continue reading →

The Free Account Giveaway Is Back!

We’re doing it again. We’re giving away a free unlimited usenet account. Our first free account giveaway was so successful that we decided to bring it back for an encore. This time we’re taking a slightly different approach – you can simply enter your information here and we’ll randomly draw a winner. So tell your…Continue reading →

Follow Us on Twitter!

If you aren’t following us on Twitter at @newsgroupdirect, then what are you waiting for? We use our Twitter account for everything from announcing blog articles to customer support. Or you can just hit us up and start a conversation, we love talking with our users.

Usenet Guide for Mac Users

We’ve just launched a new feature on our website, our Usenet Guide for Mac Users. This guide gives Mac users everything they need to know to get started with usenet. Be sure to check it out and let us know if you have any other tips to add to it.

20% Discount for Verizon Refugees

Verizon recently announced that they were discontinuing their free usenet access. To ease the pain we have decided to offer a 20% discount to any Verizon customer. Just signup with your Verizon email address and enter coupon code ngd495829 to get the discount. This coupon code will only be valid for a couple of weeks.…Continue reading →

PlanetNewsgroup Is Now Part of NewsgroupDirect

NewsgroupDirect is pleased to announce that PlanetNewsgroup is now part of NewsgroupDirect. All customers of PlanetNewsgroup are now customers of NewsgroupDirect. PlanetNewsgroup customers now have access to all of the features that NewsgroupDirect customers enjoy, including SSL-encrypted access, 350+ day retention, 20 simultaneous connections, etc. As always, all of our customers, including our new PlanetNewsgroup…Continue reading →