Sunny Usenet is a European provider that accepts members from around the world. They have a wide range of offerings based on the speed of your Internet connection or your desired performance cap for the service. With speed tiers ranging from 5 Mbps up to 90 Mbps and even unlimited.
Sunny Usenet does not require that you have a European IP address to sign up. Regardless of your location all you have to do is visit their site and subscribe to use the service. They also also keen on privacy and show users that by offering Bitcoin as a payment options.
Binary Retention – Sunny Usenet provides 900 days of binary retention across 120,000+ newsgroups. Their completion rate is good. You’ll find it to be similar to other leading European Usenet services.
Speed – we cap at 40 Mbps which is below Sunny Usenet. They offer Usenet downloads at speeds ranging from 5 Mbit all the way up to 90 Mbit. They also offer an unlimited speed plan. With several speed options to choose from Sunny Usenet has a nice selection of plans.
Connections – Sunny Usenet includes between 5 and 20 threads (connections) with their plans. The number of threads is based on the speed tier. You only need enough to max your ISP allowance. For example they offer 15 threads to max out a 90 Mbit connection.
Security / Privacy – Sunny Usenet members can connect using 256-bit SSL at no additional cost. We highly recommend using SSL via port 563 to help protect your privacy while downloading from newsgroups. They also offer privacy in terms of payment by supporting Bitcoin.
News Servers / Ports – Connect to a Sunny Usenet news server for binary newsgroup access using port 563 (SSL) or 119 (standard). As you might expect Sunny Usenet hosts their server farm in Europe.
Support – Sunny Usenet is their to help you. They have an FAQ section on the site. You can also use their online contact form to get in touch with support or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunny Usenet Pricing :
- Sunny 5 – 5 Mbit – € 1,79 a month
- Sunny 10 – 10 Mbit – € 2,79 a month
- Sunny 20 – 20 Mbit – € 3,79 a month
- Sunny 30 – 30 Mbit – € 4,79 a month
- Sunny 60 – 60 Mbit – € 5,79 a month
- Sunny 90 – 90 Mbit – € 6,79 a month
- Sunny Unlimited – € 7,79 a month
In addition to the prices shown above they offer discounts on longer terms. Visit our Sunny Usenet special page to learn more.
Payment options – members can subscribe to the service with a major credit card (Visa, MasterCard), iDEAL, Bitcoin and Paysafecard.
Bottom Line – Sunny Usenet is a good news service that offers a wide range of accounts based on your desired speed. They are comparable to other leading European providers. If you need higher retention then take a look at Eweka. Otherwise Sunny Usenet is a good choice.