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Giganews Highlights

Highlights of Giganews:

  • 2400+ days binary retention
  • 3000+ days text retention
  • 99%+ completion rate
  • US & European servers
  • Up to 50 connections
  • Diamond: $29.99/mo.

Giganews Review

Giganews URL:

  • Homepage: http://www.giganews.com

News server address:

  • news.giganews.com

Giganews ports:

  • Standard ports: 119, 80, 23
  • SSL ports: 563 and 443

Plan types:

  • Unlimited usenet
  • Metered usenet

Giganews Usenet service details:

  • Binary retention: 2400+ days
  • Text retention: 3000+ days
  • Completion rate: 99%+
  • Number of Newsgroups: 109,000
  • Simultaneous Connections: up to 50
  • Speed – broadband, 20 Mbps+
  • Server farms: US and Europe
  • Header compression: free
  • SSL Encryption: 256-bit SSL optional

Usenet browser:

  • Mimo newsreader is provided to Diamond customers

VPN access:

  • VyprVPN is included for Diamond customers

Discounted newsreaders:

  • $10 off Newsbin Pro

Giganews free trial:

  • Giganews offers a 10 GB, 14 day free trial

Tech support:

  • 24/7 email support
  • Online support form
  • FAQ section

Giganews offers these plans with days of binary retention:

  • Diamond: unlimited, SSL, 50 conn, VPN, Mimo – $29.99/mo.
  • Platinum: unlimited, SSL + SSL + 20 connections – $19.99/mo.
  • Silver: 50 GB/mo., SSL, 20 connections – $14.99/mo.
  • Bronze: 10 GB/mo., SSL, 20 connections – $9.99/mo.

Giganews offers these value plans with 30 day binary retention:

  • Pearl: 5 GB/mo., SSL, 20 connections – $4.99/mo

Payment options:

  • Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, and PayPal

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