Category Archives: News

Exciting Usenet Infrastructure Updates

We’ve been working hard this year on several behind-the-scenes updates that will improve the usenet experience for all NGD customers. We’ve added additional capacity, a new server location, and improved our header retention.

Block Accounts are Now Shareable!

Big news for block usenet users. NewsgroupDirect block accounts are now shareable. You are free to share your block accounts with your friends and family, however you see fit. This has been our most requested feature and we’re excited to be able to launch it.

Usenet Retention Reaches 4 Years

Break out the champagne! NewsgroupDirect is proud to announce that our usenet retention just reached another milestone. We have no surpassed 4 YEARS of retention. Maybe we should start advertising retention in terms of years instead of days? We’re not stopping at 4 years, we’ll continue increasing retention every single day.

Retention is Now Up To 1350 Days

We just wanted to provide a quick update on our retention statistics. Today we passed the 1350 days mark for binary retention… that’s about 3.7 YEARS. Hooray for technology!

Usenet Block Blowout 35% Off Sale!

For the next 3 days you can get your usenet block access for 35% off! All block accounts, from our starter 25 GB block to our ultimate 1 TB block, are on sale. The sale runs from 12 PM Friday, September 23 until 12 PM Monday, September 26.

NewsgroupDirect Reaches 1000 Days of Retention

Today, we are pleased to announce that NewsgroupDirect has passed the 1000 day retention threshold. It was just a few years ago that 24 days of retention seemed like so much. 1000 days of retention means that we now have articles on our servers from nearly 3 years ago.