Unlimited Usenet + Extras:
1. UseNetServer - $10.00
2. Newshosting - $9.99
3. NewsDemon - $10.00
1. Easynews - $9.95
2. ThunderNews - $10.49
3. Astraweb - $11.00
Unlimited Annual Offers:
1. UseNetServer - $95
2. Newshosting - $99
- 330+ days binary retention
Web site: http://www.altbinaries.com
Alt.Binaries has completely redesigned their site and services. They now offer a wide range of account options including the "Create Your Own" Usenet plans. With over 330 days binary retention, metered plans from 2 GB/mo. up to unlimited, free 256-bit SSL encryption, 30 connections, free headers and a free newsreader Alt.Binaries has a lot to offer at a compelling price.
Alt.Binaries offers over 330 days of binary retention with all accounts with a completion rate of over 99%. That means you can find complete posts back almost half a year.
Speed - Alt.Binaries offers U. S. and European server farms and 30 connections with all accounts. Multiple server farms and 30 connections lends very well to high speed broadband users.
Newsreader - Alt.Binaries offers subscribers a free registered copy of News Rover newsgroup client software.
Pricing plans - Alt.Binaries offers a number of unlimited and metered account options. They have two preset monthly download plans - 10 GB and 40 GB. Beyond those Alt.Binaries offers "Create Your Own" Usenet plans. They are the only provider that offers the flexibility to choose any amount between 2 GB and 150 GB a month. You can enter any amount into the site and it will automatically update the cost.
Here are some download account options we ran:
Unlimited - $12.95
40 GB/mo. - $8.95
10 GB/mo. - $4.25
Support - Alt.Binaries offer email support (Support@AltBinaries.com) and an online support form. They also offer an easy form for canceling service.
Bottom Line - With over 330 days binary retention, free SSL, U.S. and European newsgroup servers, free News Rover software, 30 connections and "Create Your Own" Usenet plans, Alt.Binaries offers something for everyone. Their pricing is very competitive. In fact they made our budget Usenet access list.