Giganews extends Diamond pricing until March 31st, 2011
Giganews is a premium Usenet Provider, offering best in binary retention, article completion and download rates since 1994, which makes them one of the oldest Usenet providers. Their pricing plans range from $5 to $29 month, while their top plan is known as the Diamond plan. This plan includes unlimited monthly transfer, 1754 days of the binary retention, close to three years of binary retention, 50 connections and free 256-bit SSL for safer access. Furthermore, this plan includes a VPN service called VyprVPN (personal Virtual Private Network, working with 3G/4G networks, public Wi-Fi hotspots and private networks) and Mimo, which is a Usenet browser developed specifically for Giganews.
Diamond Plan Pricing
Currently, the price for this package is $29.99, but the subscribers get $15.00 off for the first month of service. This price will not remain the same, though, as they will increase the monthly price to $34.99. It was planned that this change would occur with the beginning of this year, but due to a great interest from new subscribers, on Saturday, January 01, 2011, they have announced that they are extending the special $29.99 lock-in price for Diamond accounts until March 31st, 2011.
What About Existing Users?
Prices for the existing users (users who already signed up for a Diamond plan or plan to do so before March 31st, 2011) will remain $29.99 even after the March 31st, 2010. Therefore, do not hesitate but hurry and sign up for the fantastic Diamond plan.
Why This Extension?
In addition to a great interest from new subscribers, they also wanted to allow people to experience some major improvements to Mimo that are scheduled over the next four months. Golden Frog development team plans to perform the following important updates (among others):
- Improvements to Mimo™s stability and functionality
- Upgrades to Mimo™s user interface
- Additional features to download queue prioritization and management will be added
Extracted from our detailed Giganews review: œGiganews offers the top tier in Usenet services and being one of the best providers expect to pay a bit more.Â If you are a heavy Usenet user or concerned about privacy definitely consider them.Â Astraweb and Newshosting and others are close on their heels with retention numbers but Giganews keep innovating with new and additional service offerings.
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