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What is Eweka?

Eweka is a usenet provider

Eweka Internet Services was founded in 2001 in The Netherlands. Eweka Internet Services is a quality driven internet provider, specialized in offering a high-grade Usenet service for consumer users from our own datacenter in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

As an Eweka customer you will never be forced to have to deal with an outside party to get your Usenet access. When you work with Eweka you’re working with our in-house team and not an external third party.

Eweka now owns a self-built and managed network with POP locations in Amsterdam, London, Frankfurt and more, which guarantees solid and stable connections. In addition to their own network, they also use services from professional partners around the world. Eweka manages all their own routings and IP addresses. At Eweka Internet Services, the quality of the network is the highest priority.

Unlike others in the market, Eweka manages their own trans-Atlantic backbone including fiber connections.

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What does VOD mean?

VOD means Video On Demand

Video on demand is in Dutch just video on request: It is actually a network service that allows the user to display a video at the moment he or she wants to. Often interactive television also offers a lot of video on demand. There are two types of video on demand to distinguish: the kind of downloading a video, and so you have to wait until the entire download is finished before you can watch and the kind you can watch the movie directly. Usually it is also possible to pause the video, flush it or stop the video and watch it again later. When you order a video via VOD you can usually watch the video for a limited time: you buy the right to watch for a limited time. Examples of VOD include MeJane and Netflix (though that's more Subscription video on demand: Unlimited video on Demand for a fixed price per month.

What does HTPC mean?

HTPC means Home Theatre Personal Computer

An HTPC is a computer equipped to play video footage and audio. An HTPC is usually used in a home-like atmosphere for displaying movies, it is a home cinema. You can tinker with a HTPC yourself, but you can also buy them ready for you. It is often a small and quiet device that has enough power to play movies. An HTPC offers a flexible system that can play more than just movies: with the right software and settings it can serve as a server, or download movies. Many HTPC systems use the free XBMC software.

What does Hdrip mean?

HDrip is a rip of a HD broadcast

The term hdrip is mainly shown on forums or download sites that offer illegal content. When a file is a HDrip, you can assume that it is a pretty good quality, because it is High Definition.

What does Bluetooth mean?

Bluetooth is an open standard for wireless connections

With Bluetooth technology it is possible to transmit wireless data with (mobile) devices at a maximum speed of 1 Mb per second and over a distance of up to 10 meters. Bluetooth is often used in headsets so your phone can stay in your pocket and still be able to call. Read More

What does FUP mean?

FUP means Fair Use Policy

A FUP often applies when using an Internet connection. You may download it, but it should not be done constantly so that other users are bothered by it: it is therefore not allowed to be extremely much data user. What happens when the FUP is violated varies by contract, it may be that no data traffic is possible at all, or that an additional account is coming. Because Fair Use is rather opaque, you don't know as a user when you are violating it.