Astraweb Alternatives

    Astraweb is described as 'One of the major usenet providers offering a global servers and more than 800 days of retention, SSL encryption, unlimited usenet access and download etc. at competitive prices'. There are more than 10 alternatives to Astraweb, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux and Android. The best alternative is Google Groups, which is free. Other great sites and apps similar to Astraweb are Fleep (Freemium), Giganews (Paid), Usenet.net (Paid) and free-usenet.com (Free).

    This page was last updated Aug 28, 2020

    1. Google Groups is all about helping users connect with people, access information, and communicate effectively over email and on the web. Now theres a new version on the block. We didnt want to say it, but yes, its new and improved.
    2. Fleep is a messenger for your teams and projects. It enables communication within and across organizations - be it your team chats, project communication or 1:1 conversations.
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      For over two decades, Giganews has provided the highest quality retention with over 110,000 newsgroups. Giganews delivers 3+ years of binary retention and more than 17+ years of text retention.
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      Usenet.net has been a trusted Usenet provider since 2004 offering a choice of unlimited Usenet access accounts. Usenet.net provides high-speed premium newsgroup access using a redundant network of premium servers so that users can enjoy downloading with unlimited speed.
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      Free-Usenet offers usenet access accounts for free: Download speed: 1 Mbit/s, Unlimited traffic, Unlimited days, Free SSL included, Free Headers included, No credit card, no personal info required, 3100+ days retention.


    3. Create a free embeddable forum, mailing list, photo gallery, news and blog. All apps are fully customizable, simple, instant setup, choose different formats and skins! Add your free forum or any other hosted application to your website quick and easy!
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      Best Usenet provider with free and premium plans. VPN service also available.
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      XSNews is a high quality Usenet access provider from the Netherlands, that offers you the opportunity to direct downloads without speed limit, or data limits.
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      A very well known, reliable provider that gives users access to both European and US servers. All plans include a free newsreader with unlimited search and a zero-log VPN can also be added for maximum protection.
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    4. BinTube offers the most complete Usenet package for only $10.99 / month! This incredible offer includes Unlimited Usenet access, the most advanced Usenet client with streaming capability, the best Usenet accelerator available and access to our Usenet search engine.
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