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BlockNews Review

Highlights of BlockNews:

  • 1,665 days binary retention
  • 730 days text retention
  • US & European servers
  • 50 simultaneous connections
  • Free SSL encryption
  • Non expiring blocks

BlockNews Review

Web site:

  • http://www.blocknews.net

Servers:

  • news.blocknews.net – (US, port 119 or 443)
  • eunews.blocknews.net – (Europe, port 119 or 443)
  • ssl.blocknews.net – (US, port 563, 80 or 81)
  • eussl.blocknews.net – (Europe, port 563, 80 or 81)

Tip: if you ever have slow connections try an alternate port.

Plan types:

  • Block Usenet access

Service details:

  • Binary retention: 1,665 days
  • Text retention: 730 days
  • Completion rate: 99%
  • Number of Newsgroups: 85,000
  • Simultaneous Connections: up to 50
  • Server Farms: US and Europe
  • SSL Encryption: Free SSL

Support:

  • online support form

Pricing plans:

  • 5 GB block – $2.75
  • 10 GB block – $4.50
  • 25 GB block – $8.50
  • 50 GB block – $11.79
  • 100 GB block – $14.69
  • 200 GB block – $21.59
  • 500 GB block – $51.49
  • 1,024 GB block – $91.39
  • 3,072 GB block – $239.39

Payment options:

  • Payments processed through 2CheckOut.com
  • PayPal, Visa, Mastercard, Amex, Discover

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