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Who is UsenetServer.com?

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UsenetServer.com is a product of UNS Holdings, Inc. We provide access to Usenet news groups and NNTP feeds for business and private use.

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How do I create an account?

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Creating a Usenet account with our service is very easy. To get started using Usenet right away, visit our secure sign up page.

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What are your terms of use?

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All users of our service must agree to our terms of use. Please read them before joining our service.

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How much does the service cost?

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We offer several different plans for our users to meet their Usenet needs. Our plan options can be viewed on our Sign-Up Page.

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What do you mean by "anonymity"?

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At Usenetserver.com, it is our goal to keep your personal information as private as possible. When posting to our servers, our news servers remove the X-TRACE header and NNTP-posting-host header, thereby removi...

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What do you mean by "completion"?

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We peer (trade articles back-and-forth) with other news providers around the world to ensure that you get the most binary and text Usenet articles available. Under normal conditions we have over a 99% completio...

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What do you mean by "speed"?

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Our servers are connected to the Internet with over 30 gigabits per second of connection capacity. We can handle all that Usenet can throw at us. Furthermore, we offer all of our broadband users (cable/xDSL) un...

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What do you mean by "retention"?

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Retention refers to the length of time we store articles. An article posted today will stay on our servers for the length of our retention period and then drop off and no longer be available once that article i...

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What is NNTP?

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NNTP (Network News Transfer Protocol) is the predominant protocol used by computers (servers and clients) for managing and maintaining the posts on Usenet newsgroups. NNTP replaced the original Usenet protocol,...

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Are there any limits on the number of downloads?

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There are absolutely no limits on the amount of data you can download. The only time downloads are limited is if your Internet Service Provider (ISP) imposes a limit on the amount of data you can transfer in a ...

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