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Black Friday Christmas Special – 40% Off

NewsgroupDirect is excited to announce our first-ever Day After Thanksgiving (aka Black Friday) sale! We are offering a whopping 40% lifetime discount for customers creating new accounts on Friday, Nov. 28. This includes subscription accounts and block purchases. So be sure to tell your friends, family, coworkers, neighbors, people you pass in the mall, and…Continue reading →

Retention Upgrades – 160 Days

We’re excited to announce the latest retenion upgrades at NewsgroupDirect. Binary retention is now up to a whopping 160 days, with text retention up to 1250 days. This is the retention that is available by retrieving headers in your favorite newsreader. You may be able to get more days of retention if you’re searching by…Continue reading →

Newsrover 14.1 Now Available

We now have the latest version of Newsrover, 14.1, available for download. We recomend all users move to this new version as soon as possible. This version includes an improved installer, which will eliminate installation issues that some users have reported in previous versions. Other enhancements in the new version include support for Transport Stream…Continue reading →

SSL Now Available in Europe!

The European SSL server is now available. This is a great advancement for the usenet community in Europe. Visit our Server Info page to see all of the details on how to connect.

Server Upgrades and Changes

We are happy to announce that we are migrating our Atlanta newsfarm to a new state-of-the-art newsfarm in Ashburn, VA. The new farm will provide our customers with longer retention, greater redundancy, and improved connectivity and speeds! Over the next 24 hours your newsreaders will automatically start pointing to the new servers. You will need…Continue reading →

20% Discounts For Time Warner, Verizon

Attention Time Warner, Verizon, and Sprint customers. We will give you a 20% lifetime discount if you convert your usenet service to NewsgroupDirect. Just enter coupon code ngd09348 at checkout to receive your lifetime discount.

Usenet Users Sharing Historical Song Statistics

Wired Blogs has an interesting article out about how usenet users are sharing a spreadsheet file called “The Whitburn Spreadsheets“. These spreadsheets contain historical data about songs all the way back to 1890. It’s worth a read to see how the structures and lengths of individual songs have changed over the decades.

NewsRover 13.2 Now Available

We’ve just posted the latest version of Newsrover in My Account. We recommend everyone login now to download and upgrade.