TeraNews Review

TeraNews Review

Highlights of TeraNews:

  • 90-180 days binary retention
  • 90-180 days text retention
  • Email tech support
  • News servers in the U. S.
  • Alternate ports available
  • Free SSL encryption

Tera News Review

Web site:

  • http://www.teranews.com

Servers:

  • public.teranews.com (free read only public server)
  • free.teranews.com (50 MB a day free with posting)
  • news.teranews.com (port 119 or 443)
  • ssl.teranews.com (port 563 or 80)
  • unlimited.teranews.com

Plan types:

  • metered usenet

Service details:

  • Binary retention: 90-180
  • Text retention: 90-180
  • Completion rate: unknown
  • Number of Newsgroups: unknown
  • Simultaneous Connections: unknown
  • Server Farms: US
  • Ports: 119, 443, 563, 80
  • SSL Encryption: available via port 563 or 80

Tech support:

  • Email support: level2@teranews.com

Pricing plans include free access as well as premium accounts ranging from daily and monthly to annual metered downloads.

Free accounts:

  • Read only – free (public.teranews.com)
  • 50 MB/day – free with $3.95 setup fee (free.teranews.com)

Premium daily metered accounts:

  • unlimited – $14.95/mo.
  • 750 MB/day – $11.95/mo.
  • 250 MB/day – $7.95/mo.

Premium montly metered accounts:

  • 10 GB/mo. – $9.95/mo.

Premium annual metered accounts:

  • 30 GB/yr. – $29.95/yr.

Payment options:

  • Visa, MasterCard, American Express

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