Usenet Service Summary
- Headquarters: Netherlands
- Server locations: Netherlands only
- Backbone: Highwinds
- Retention: 3200 days
- Connections: 40
- SSL connections: Yes
- Download limit: unlimited
- Maximum Speed: uncapped (except for block accounts)
- Price: €7.50 or $8.57 USD (per month for a yearly subscription)
- Payment types: Credit Cards, Paypal, iDeal, Giropay, Direct Debit, SOFORT Banking
- Trial: 10 days (with 10GB limit)
- Block accounts: Yes
- Account sharing: No
- Link: Tweaknews
Notes On This Provider
Tweaknews is a Dutch Usenet provider with some of the fastest connections in Europe. They also have one of the best completion rates in the industry. This provider charges € 7.50 (euros) or $8.57 USD per month for 40 SSL Usenet connections, with a 2500-day retention. A VPN and search engine are also included.
Tweaknews offers a 10-day free trial. Using the trial account you can download at 20 Mbps (2.5 MB/s) using 8 connections — up to a limit of 10 Gigabytes.
Tweaknews also offers block accounts, and these are quite popular. For example, their “100GB Block Package” costs only €13 (euros). However, please note that the download speeds for block accounts are capped at 100 Mpb/s.
The Tweaknews feed comes from Highwinds — a US-based tier one provider that has been in business since 2002.