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 speeds up to 300 Mbit. Simply sign up through our 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 3,700+ 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 60 Mbps which is below Eweka. They offer unlimited Usenet downloads at up to 50 Mbps with all accounts, and the option to step up to a 300 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 50-300 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 – Thanks to the Eweka team for offering our visitors a discount on their popular Usenet service. during the promotion you can purchase 12 months for €5,00 a month and receive download speeds of 300 Mbit speeds. Eweka also offers a prepaid standard account with speeds ranging from 50 Mbps to 300 Mbps but the price on the high-speed subscription offer is actually lower than the standard plan.
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, unlimited Usenet access at an affordable price. We appreciate them offering our visitors a free upgrade to high speed (300 Mbit) speeds. We highly recommend the service.