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Business Name: Fasthosts Internet Limited
Year of foundation: 1999
Location: Gloucester, UK
BBB Accreditation: No
Market Size: > 50K websites (#24 HRank list)
Growth Status: (by websites quantity): Decreasing
Created in 1999, the UK-based single source hosting service FastHosts.com, claims to maintain over 1,4 million Internet domains and ensure secure arrival of over 2 million emails daily. The company provides the customers with the resources for full control and intuitive management of their online space.
FastHosts.co.uk is known for delivering cutting-edge hosting, web and cloud services for an effective and productive experience using new-generation cloud platform.
Offers and Pricing
|Name||Domains||Disk||Bandwidth||Min Price||Billing Term|
|Ignite||1||10 Gb||Unlim||$6.5||1 Mo|
|Momemtum||3||20 Gb||Unlim||$12.99||1 Mo|
|Ultimate||100||120 Gb||Unlim||$25.98||1 Mo|
There are 3 shared plans on offer.
Prices for shared hosting plans start with £2.50/mo (promo) / £5.00/mo (renewal). Prices are in GBP only, which may not be very convenient for international customers.
However, prices above in the table are in US dollars, and they are the only payment option to choose from – monthly. Well, this is ok as far as we can say, no confusion or indecisiveness here: take it, or leave it.
Also, don’t forget “20% VAT” – if you turn this option on at the top of the main page, you’ll be able to see the full price, which is higher. Keep that in mind.
FastHosts.co.uk also offers a variation of services:
- WordPress hosting,
- Decicated and cloud servers,
- Domain registration and transfer,
- 3d party website builder (powered by BaseKit),
- Email services, to name a few.
Instant Technical Live Support: No
The provider offers a variation of support options, such as an email, phone (general and sales) and a support center.
No live chat has been detected on the pages of their website.
But they promise: “Less than 10% of our customers need to contact us about technical issues. That’s because our services are reliable and easy to use. But, if you do need help, rest assured we have experts on hand 24/7/365”, – let’s hope they are sincere here.
FastHosts.co.uk Summary Analysis by HRank
The provider was not ranked highly in our chart for 2018 – 4.6 and appeared on the 118th position). 2019 showed the following values: 4.5 HRank and 170th position.
Its performance wasn’t very impressive either since we started monitoring (August 2018) till December 2019, especially if you take the number of domains hosted into consideration. They had many serious cases of downtime for 2 years, its general downtime chart can be called bad.
Their response time was slower than the average – 1000ms.
They lost a number of domains and reduced the number of shared IPs.
FastHosts.co.uk is not on our recommendation list.