/ 10
2.4
HRank
Uptime, 30 days
97.229%
Response Time, 30 days
1538 ms
Shared IPs, today
10 +1
Hosted Websites, today
3,165 +405
Web4Africa Uptime, %
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Web4Africa Response, ms
Web4Africa IPs / Sites in Rating
Shared IPs
Sites
Total Web4Africa IPs / Sites
Shared IPs
Sites
Worst Shared IPs by Uptime
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Web4Africa.net domains from these shared IPs (5 random domains are being checked every 5 min from 1 IP) showed the worst uptime results for the period of the last 30 days.
Shared IP Uptime, % Response, ms Hosted Sites Downtime
169.255.57.93 95.837 1757 221 ~ 30h 00m
169.255.59.6 98.402 1925 181 ~ 09h 35m
169.255.59.11 99.259 1429 945 ~ 05h 20m
169.255.56.103 99.334 1212 108 ~ 04h 00m
213.136.76.107 99.965 1295 203 ~ 15m
Bad Shared IPs Count by Date
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Here is the list of Web4Africa.net shared IPs where domains experienced downtime for the previous 7 days. The statistics is presented for each day, with the number of shared IPs and their domains' downtime data.
Date Total Shared IPs Bad Shared IPs Total IPs Downtime Affected Sites
2020-06-05 10 2 ~ 24h 10m 616
2020-06-04 10 2 ~ 24h 00m 576
2020-06-03 10 2 ~ 24h 15m 577
2020-06-02 10 5 ~ 30h 35m 2239
2020-06-01 10 2 ~ 24h 20m 577
2020-05-31 9 2 ~ 25m 407
2020-05-30 9 2 ~ 15m 363
Last 6 Months Performance Values
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Month HRANK # in TOP Uptime, % Response, ms Sites, +(-) Shared IPs, +(-)
May 2020 2.3 178 99.204 1577 +10 0
Apr 2020 2.3 179 99.129 1501 -44 0
Mar 2020 2.5 183 98.512 1473 -185 -1
Feb 2020 2.3 190 98.638 1594 -44 0
Jan 2020 2.5 186 99.840 1476 -89 -1
Dec 2019 2.6 229 99.880 1350 -153 0
Performance by Years
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Year HRANK # in TOP Uptime, % Response, ms Sites, +(-) Shared IPs, +(-)
2018 2.9 226 99.574 1158 -258 -1
2019 2.6 212 99.150 1337 +1,015 +3
2020 2.4 168 99.065 1524 -345 -2

Web4Africa.net Review

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Background

Business Name: Web4Africa Limited

Year of foundation: 2002

Location: Randburg, South Africa

BBB Accreditation: No

Market Size: > 2K websites (#100 in HRank list)

Growth Status: (by websites quantity): Decreasing

Established in 2002, Web4Africa.com is an ICANN Accredited Domain Name Registrar and a leading pan-African Web Hosting company that offers hundreds of domain types as well as hosting solutions.

Currently run by Oluniyi Ajao, the company’s President & CEO, it has 4 data centers across Ghana, Nigeria, and South Africa. Overall, the company has served more than 40,000 clients in more than 120 countries.

It acquired Nairahost in 2010 and Alireta in 2011, also it incorporated with 1-877namebid.com LLC in 2013, and got ICANN accreditation that year.


Offers and Pricing

Shared Hosting Plans
Name Domains Disk Bandwidth Min Price Billing Term
Mercury 1 1 Gb 5 Gb $1.25 12 Mo
Bronze 1 10 Gb 100 Gb $3.33 12 Mo
Silver 1 20 Gb 200 Gb $6.25 12 Mo
Gold 1 Unlim Unlim $12.5 12 Mo

Currently, the company offers 4 shared plans.

They can be purchased monthly, quarterly, semi-annually, annually, biannually and triennially.

The prices in the table above are presented for the longest 36-month payment term, and these are the cheapest offers. Monthly prices are more expensive ($2/mo, $5/mo, $7.5/mo, and $15/mo for each plan respectively).

Web4Africa also provides:

  • Domain registration,
  • and Dedicated Servers.

Also, as we mentioned, Web4Africa owns and manages its own servers and network equipment in various location in South Africa and Nigeria to offer the very best hosting services.

Web4Africa offers a wide variety of payment methods, including Paypal, Skrill, Bitcoin, and Perfect Money.


Support

Instant Technical Live Support: No

The company can be contacted by international phone numbers, email, mail and via the ticket system. Unfortunately, their live chat provides only sales-related consultations, no tech live chat support. Hence, some HRank points taken.


Web4Africa Summary Analysis by HRank

Web4Africa managed to score only 2.9 HRank in 2018 and became #226 on our list; in 2019 – 2.6 HRank and 212th position. Very close to the bottom line, we are afraid.

Frequent downtimes as bad as 95% and 93% marked the 2018/19 provider’s chart. And the problem so characteristic to many other web hositngs was also present – instability.

Another problem that made Web4Africa lose its HRank points is the slow response time from the domains on Shared IPs. The average was 1,000ms – 1,500ms.

Hence, the decreasing trend in the number of websites in 2018/19. Looks like that despite being #1 in Africa and the best effort, they still need to improve their performance.

Last updated March 31, 2020
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