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Last Edited by widgit November 30, 2013 at 02:19 PM
Didn't find this posted, so I thought to share on the Black Friday deals Usenet providers are having:

thundernews:
black friday deals - https://www.thundernews.com/blackfriday_2013.php

frugalusenet/usenetnow
black friday specials - http://blocknews.net/holidays/

newsdemon
hourly specials live now - https://www.newsdemon.com/black-f...usenet.php

maximumusenet
black friday specials - http://maximumusenet.com/

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Last Edited by JustinH20 December 2, 2013 at 08:22 PM
Updated Usenet news for this Black Friday:

http://www.ngrblog.com/black-frid...-specials/

Basic list of providers, feel free to add more:

List of Highwinds resellers:
Newsdemon
Thecubenet
Thundernews
Easynews
Maxiumusenet

Other similar:
Frugalusenet & Blocknews are the same backend

Giganews and Supernews are the same backend

European:
Extremeusenet.nl
Tweaknews.eu
Cheapnews.eu (use code cheap48 for 500GB block only 15 euro, normally 90 euro)

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i get 10mb down on thundernews
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Quote from biohzrd View Post :
Hmm, this is a bit scathing, though, it is from 2010.
http://slickdeals.net/f/2418757-unlimited-usenet-5-00-for-lifetime-thundernews?v=1&page=22
And yikes, more critical first-hand accounts:
http://slickdeals.net/f/2418757-unlimited-usenet-5-00-for-lifetime-thundernews?v=1&page=35

Basically it sounds like they throttle after a secret amount.
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what's the last link that's been blocked?
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Quote from biohzrd View Post :
And yikes, more critical first-hand accounts:
http://slickdeals.net/f/2418757-unlimited-usenet-5-00-for-lifetime-thundernews?v=1&page=35

Basically it sounds like they throttle after a secret amount.
i dl 1tb a month, never been throttled
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#20
also wondering if these are any good, I use astraweb now.
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#21
Is the content from usenet the same as torrents?

It's my understanding that the only thing that's different is the method that the data is delivered.

Am I totally wrong and usenet actually has better and more reliable content?
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#22
Check out usenetbucket. Foreign servers, great speed, no take downs.
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Sorry. Slickdeals is acting a little crazy. This is a mispost.
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Here is an interesting chart

http://i1308.photobucket.com/albu...c18226.jpg
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#25
signed up for thundernews for longer retention, was using frugal at $5 month, Its maxing out my connect @ 14MB, if they throttle Ill just cancel & go back
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thundernews is number 1 highwinds seller that throttles or cancels accounts who download more than they think is right on black friday or sale planns. if you google thundernews throttling you can confirm this. dont be blinded by low price.
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#27
http://thecubenet.com/ has 1 year unlimited, 50 connections, for $71.88, which works out to <$6/month.

I can definitely vouch for them -- I used to have maximumusenet which, like thundernews, throttles your speed after ~200G/month, all the while insisting that they're NOT throttling you. I'm on one of thecubenet's promo plans, and routinely max out my connection at about 3.5-4 MegaBytes/sec, with large total monthly transfers, and no hint of throttling
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Quote from jamori View Post :
http://thecubenet.com/ has 1 year unlimited, 50 connections, for $71.88, which works out to <$6/month.

I can definitely vouch for them -- I used to have maximumusenet which, like thundernews, throttles your speed after ~200G/month, all the while insisting that they're NOT throttling you. I'm on one of thecubenet's promo plans, and routinely max out my connection at about 3.5-4 MegaBytes/sec, with large total monthly transfers, and no hint of throttling
dont be so sure. these guys are a joke. http://www.dslreports.com/forum/r...Net-review
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#29
I had a thundernews plan for $7.50/month Unlimited and never got throttled or cancelled. Just signed up for the $5/month plan Unlimited - will see if I get throttled. I'm not sure what they consider too much though as I don't download tons (way less than 1TB per month, on average less than 500GB per month but more than 250GB per month).

I have a 25Mbit connection and I can saturate it downloading via thundernews too (~3Mbytes/sec sustained).
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make sure you check the backend provider. Many providers simply resell Highwinds, which tends to suck compared to other providers as far as having what you needed before it's nuked.

reddit: /r/usenet

thecubenet: highwinds
thundernews: highwinds
newsdemon: highwinds

frugal and blocknews are the same as each other.
giganews and supernews are the same as each other.
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