Eweka is a leading European Usenet provider based in The Netherlands. They are well known for their quality of service and affordable plans. We really like that Eweka access includes 100 Mbit. Simply sign up through their special page and receive a free high speed upgrade.
Eweka requires that you register using an IP address outside the US. Those located in the US can use a VPN or proxy to register. From there you can top off your account and access the service from anywhere.
Binary Retention – Eweka provides 3,000+ days of binary retention across 125,000+ newsgroups. They continue to grow retention on a daily basis. With 99.5% completion the service is quite reliable.
Speed – we cap at 40 Mbps which is below Eweka. They offer unlimited Usenet downloads at up to 50 Mbps with all accounts. With the option to step up to a 100 Mbit account. The upgrade is free for those signing up through our site. If you can take advantage of that much speed then Eweka is a great choice.
Connections – Eweka includes up to 8 connections with their plans. Not to be confused with other providers offering 50+ connections. Connections are more for marketing purposes. You only need enough to max your ISP allowance. Eweka can max 50-100 Mbps with 8 connections.
Security / Privacy – Eweka offers free 256-bit SSL encryption to all members. We highly recommend using SSL via port 563 to help protect your privacy while downloading from newsgroups.
News Servers / Ports – Connect to newsreader.eweka.nl for binary Usenet access using port 563 (SSL) or 119 (standard). Eweka also has newsreader.eweka.nl for reading text groups and upload.eweka.nl for posting to text newsgroups. Eweka also supports IPv6.
Support – Eweka offers several tech support options. The first being live chat support. You can also submit a ticket via their support page. In addition to phone support at +31 (0)72 8500777.
Eweka Pricing – Eweka account pricing is simple. You can purchase 30 days for €7,50 and receive a free upgrade to 100 Mbit speeds.
Eweka Special – get a free upgrade to high speed (100 Mbps) downloads when you sign up through our Eweka special page.
Payment options – members can add usage credits with PayPal, bank transfer, iDEAL, ClickAndBuy, SMS and more.
Bottom Line – Eweka is a leading European Usenet provider for a reason. They offer fast, secure, reliable, ulimited Usenet access at an affordable price. We appreciate them offering our visitors a free upgrade to high speed (100 Mbit) speeds. We highly recommend the service.