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Usenet Newsreaders for Accessing Newsgroups

Brief History Of Usenet Newsreaders In 1980’s, the World was blessed with an exciting new means to communicate. This is when Usenet was created by two young and smart Duke Graduates named Jim Ellis and Tom Truscott. This new means of communicating server to server using the NNTP (Network News Transfer Protocol) was designed for […]

Why Download Speeds and Retention Are Important

A Usenet newsgroup is a part of the Usenet system where, millions of users residing in many different regions around the World post messages. The term “newsgroup” could be quite misleading, as it (Usenet Newsgroups) is basically a discussion group, or binary group containing images, computer programs, video and audio files. Technically speaking, on the […]

Newsgroup Web Browser Access

What is a Newsgroup Web Gateway? Usenet web is recommended to beginning users, to people who do not own a newsreader program, or to travelers who usually use a newsreader but do not have one on hand at the time. It is a very handy way to get into Usenet and do what you usually […]

Newsgroup Servers

Think of Usenet as a giant, worldwide electronic bulletin board. Anyone can freely post something on this bulletin board. Everyone else can read the posted items and add their own items. These voluntary contributions and free exchange of information are the foundation of the Internet. Usenet allows people on the Internet to share their opinions […]

Private Usenet Newsgroups Access

What Does Private Access Mean To you, the customer, privacy should be quite an important factor when considering a Usenet Service Provider to sign up with. Private newsgroup service means that your download sessions aren’t being tracked by your provider and that no one knows who you are and what you are doing while logged […]

Spam, Flamers, Trolls | Proper Usenet Etiquette

What is Usenet Spam? By now, we all know that the term SPAM is used to describe a very negative occurrence that plagues the Internet today. Unfortunately, it also plagues the Usenet community. It seems like nothing is immune to spam these days. Usenet spam comes in many different shapes and forms but essentially it […]

Cartoon Newsgroups

Are You a Fan of Cartoons? If the answer to this question is “yes,” then you should definitely check out the Cartoon Newsgroups in Usenet. Fast Usenet offers the widest variety of cartoon newsgroups available in Usenet. Overall, Fast Usenet gives you access to more than 100,000 newsgroups of all kinds, so you can do […]

Team Fortress 2 for Free

Team Fortress 2 is following in the path of farming Facebook games, time-sink mobile apps, failed MMOs and Asian kart racers. Valve’s funny shooter is now free to download and play on PC and Mac computers. Steam users can now download and play the full version of Team Fortress 2— including all 9 character classes, […]

Automobile Newsgroups on Usenet

Automotive Usenet Newsgroups Have you ever had a question about where to find information on a certain car and didn’t know where to find it? Well, Fastusenet.org is the right place to look. There are many different newsgroups out there that just pertain to automobiles. Whether you are looking for information on your current car […]

Is Your ISP Limiting Usenet Downloads?

ISP Usenet Bandwidth Throttling Some Internet Service Providers (ISP) have implemented what is best known as traffic shaping or bandwidth throttling to help lower the resources used on their networks. To counter these tactics used by ISP’s Usenet providers such as Fastusenet.org have implemented secure socket layer connections (SSL) that use alternative routes on the […]

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