Hello all, just first wanted to say that this site is an excellent resource to us new folk getting into Usenet!
A bit about myself:
I am currently a client of Usenetserver. I typically get a 1200KB/s download and I am using all 10 connections (Grabit as the client). I am on a Time Warner cable modem (which I believe is 7MB DL 1MB UL) service.
I've surfed the posts here and still can't get answers to my questions, which are:
1) If I use SSH, does that mean I can DL faster than 1200KB/s? Ultimately, I'd like to increase this speed somehow.
2) If I were to sign up to something like GigaNews' 20 connection subscription, in addition to my current Usenetserver subscription, then does that mean I could theoretically get 3600KB/s DL (or faster? Thought process being 30 open connections at one time)? <-- I have additional questions in my mind depending on the answer to this question; really the overarching question is: What does having multiple Usenet subscriptions really get me? Is it beneficial?
Thank you all!