Astraweb Review

Astraweb Review

Astraweb is a Usenet access provider established in 1998. It is owned and operated by Searchtech Limited (based in Singapore).

The company provides world class Usenet services with their US and Europe server farms.

Astraweb Features

Binary Retention

Astraweb offers customers with 2488 days retention across all newsgroups supported by the service.

Data Transfer Limit and Speed

Astraweb provides users with unlimited connection speed and data transfer usage with their Unlimited DSL plan. They also offer Pay-by-Download plans with unlimited speed and up to 1000 GB data transfer usage.

All Pay-by-Download plan users can use up to 50 connections at the same time, while Unlimited plan users can enjoy a maximum of 20 connections per account.

Unfortunately, account sharing is not allowed on any of their Unlimited plans.

Usenet Accessibility

Astraweb has peering relationships with all major newsgroups around the world. They also maintain a completion rate of 99% on all discussion groups that they connect to.

Free SSL encryption

All their plans and packages include a free SSL encryption to protect their user’s connection and online data.

Money back guarantee

Any customer that is unsatisfied with their Usenet service can claim a full refund within 24 hours upon activation of their account.

On the other hand, they do not provide any free trial on their services, due to the money back guarantee that they offer.

Customer Support

Customers support can be reached through the Contact Form:
http://helpdesk.astraweb.com/

Answers to general questions and details of their services can also be found in their websites FAQs section.

Review Summary

Astraweb offers one of the best Usenet plans and packages in the market today. It offers a variety of options and cost that caters to all types of Usenet users online.

Their Pay-by-Download plans are perfect for Usenet users that base their usage on the amount of data that they use.

Astranews Subscription Plans and Pricing

1000 GB Pay-by-Download Plans

  • $50 once off payment
  • No time limit
  • No expiry date
  • No posting limits
  • No censoring
  • No monitoring
  • 50 connections
  • Unlimited speed
  • 1000 GB data transfer limit
  • Free SSL
  • 2488 days retention

180 GB Pay-by-Download Plans

  • $25 once off payment
  • No time limit
  • No expiry date
  • No posting limits
  • No censoring
  • No monitoring
  • 50 connections
  • Unlimited speed
  • 180 GB data transfer limit
  • Free SSL
  • 2488 days retention

25 GB Pay-by-Download Plans

  • $10 once off payment
  • No time limit
  • No expiry date
  • No posting limits
  • No censoring
  • No monitoring
  • 50 connections
  • Unlimited speed
  • 25 GB data transfer limit
  • Free SSL
  • 2488 days retention

Unlimited Plan

  • $10 per month
  • Unlimited data transfer usage
  • 10 Mbit/s connection speed
  • No download limits
  • No posting limits
  • No censoring
  • No monitoring
  • 20 connections
  • 2488 days retention

Unlimited DSL Plan

  • $15 per month
  • Unlimited data transfer usage
  • Unlimited connection speed
  • No download limits
  • No posting limits
  • No censoring
  • No monitoring
  • 20 connections
  • 2488 days retention

Unlimited DSL 3 months Plan

  • $39 for 3 month
  • Unlimited data transfer usage
  • Unlimited connection speed
  • No download limits
  • No posting limits
  • No censoring
  • No monitoring
  • 20 connections
  • 2488 days retention

Unlimited DSL Special Offer Plan

  • $8 per month
  • Only available for PayPal payments
  • Available for a limited time only
  • Unlimited data transfer usage
  • Unlimited connection speed
  • No download limits
  • No posting limits
  • No censoring
  • No monitoring
  • 20 connections
  • 2488 days retention
Flatrate Account Details:
Flatrate Account Details 1 MBit 2+ MBit 3+ MBit 6 MBit 10 MBit 16 MBit 25 MBit 30+ MBit 50+ MBit 100+ MBit
10,00$
20
10Mbit
10,00$
20
10Mbit
10,00$
20
10Mbit
10,00$
20
10Mbit
10,00$
20
10Mbit
11,00$
20
NoLimit
11,00$
20
NoLimit
11,00$
20
NoLimit
11,00$
20
NoLimit
11,00$
20
NoLimit
Block Account Details:
Block Account Details 5 GB 10 GB 15 GB 20 GB 25 GB 30 GB 50 GB 60 GB 100 GB 150 GB 200 GB
10,00$
0,40/GB
(25GB)
10,00$
0,40/GB
(25GB)
10,00$
0,40/GB
(25GB)
10,00$
0,40/GB
(25GB)
10,00$
0,40/GB
(25GB)
25,00$
0,14/GB
(180GB)

25,00$
0,14/GB
(180GB)
25,00$
0,14/GB
(180GB)
25,00$
0,14/GB
(180GB)
100,00
100,00
(300)