Usenet - safe and fast downloads since 1979
Usenet is an independent network of over 10,000 servers worldwide. For over 30 years, Usenet has been the most popular place for the exchange of information and files.
100% privacy protection: no censorship, no logging of IP addresses and other information since 1979.
Download speed up to 100 Mbps with one click ensured by sophisticated technology. Up to 16 simultaneous connections to 5 server farms.
For over 30 years the Usenet has been the world's largest storage network with over 10,000 terabytes of data. More than 10 terabytes of data are added daily. Over 2,007 days of file storage.
Search 500 million files and download with one click: free newsreader software revolutionizes downloading from the Usenet.
|Age||2 years||7 years||31 years|
|Number of Files||ca. 1 MM||ca. 5 MM||ca. 500 MM|
|Average quality of content||low||low||high|
|Possible connections to server||100||no server||10|
|Waiting time before download||up to 4 hours||no||no|
|Download speed||10 kbit/s – 2 Mbit/s (unstable)||average 16 kbit/s||up to 100 Mbps|
|Average speed during peak periods||medium||low||up to 100 Mbps|
|few due to an integrated rating system|
|Logging of downloads||yes||yes||no|
|Advertising, banner, pop-ups||yes||yes||no|
|External Acces to files||no||yes||impossible|