Highlights of Altopia:
- 13 to 92 days of binaries
- 315 days text retention
- 122,000 newsgroups
- Up to 20 connections
- Free SSL encryption
- Test account available
- unlimited Usenet
- Binary retention: 13 to 92 days
- Text retention: 315 days
- Completion rate: unknown
- Number of Newsgroups: 122,000+
- Simultaneous Connections: 2-20
- Server Farms: US
- Ports: 119 non-secure, 563 SSL
- SSL Encryption: SSL included
- email support: email@example.com
- unlimited SSL, 20 connections – $18.00/mo.
- unlimited SSL, 15 connections – $15.00/mo.
- unlimited SSL, 10 connections – $12.00/mo.
- unlimited SSL, 5 connections – $9.00/mo.
- unlimited SSL, 2 connections – $6.00/mo.
Altopia offers a free account for testing their servers. It offers read access to ‘news.’ and local ‘altnet.’ groups to test performance.
Test account information:
- server: news.altopia.com
- username: testnntp
- password: altnet1
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