Welcome to Altopia!
Your source for quality uncensored Usenet services since 1995.
Usenet for as little as $6/month. All groups (alt.*, binaries, etc.) included.
Please peruse our web site and sign up when ready.
July 2011: 51 TB (46 TiB) of new storage has been activated. To see the impact as it comes online, check out our retention charts.
Attention Customers: When a successfully billed new customer signs up and mentions your email address or the message-id of a Usenet post you make from Altopia (no spamming!, less than 30 days old), your account will receive a free month of service. Multiple free months are possible.
64-bit Article Numbers:
June 2010: The server software has been upgraded to support 64-bit article numbers.
March 2008: We have introduced accounts with no speed limits and no limits on downloads. SSL included, of course!
SSL For All:
March 2008: We have enabled SSL for all accounts. If your newsreader supports NNTP over SSL, configure your reader to point to port 563 and you should be good to go.
May 2009: This web site and the news servers are now accessible via IPv6. The IPv6 news server name is "news.ipv6.altopia.com".
Risk Free Guarantee:
If within the first two weeks of service you decide you are not completely satisfied, email email@example.com to request a full refund.
ISP / Usenet Outsourcing:
Altopia can save your company money! Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if interested in outsourcing your Usenet services or reducing your present outsourcing costs. Free trial! No commit!