Web4Africa

2.6 /10 HRank
Uptime, 30 days
98.510%
Response Time, 30 days
1461 ms
Shared IPs, today
12 0
Hosted Websites, today
3,372 +104
Web4Africa Uptime, %
Last 30 days
3 months
All time
- ranking data
- not ranking data
Web4Africa Response, ms
Last 30 days
3 months
All time
Web4Africa IPs / Sites in Rating
Shared IPs Sites
Last 30 days
3 months
All time
Total Web4Africa IPs / Sites
All IPs All Sites
Last 30 days
3 months
All time
This provider is out of our top list. We can recommend you the best options.
Worst Shared IPs by Uptime
The 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 213.136.76.107 169.255.59.11 169.255.59.7 169.255.57.93 169.255.59.6
Uptime, % 94.143 96.563 98.669 98.877 98.877
Response, ms 1536 1345 2405 1324 2124
Hosted Sites 181 819 85 225 214
Downtime ~ 42h 10m ~ 24h 45m ~ 09h 35m ~ 08h 05m ~ 08h 05m
Bad Shared IPs Count By Date
Here is the list of 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
2019-10-20 12 1 ~ 10m 225
2019-10-19 12 - - -
2019-10-18 12 2 ~ 20m 438
2019-10-17 12 - - -
2019-10-16 12 7 ~ 06h 30m 1895
2019-10-15 12 7 ~ 36h 45m 1905
2019-10-14 12 1 ~ 25m 225

Last 6 Months Performance Values

Month HRANK # in TOP Uptime, % Response, ms Sites, +(-) Shared IPs, +(-)
Sep 2019 2.3 234 99.321 1513 -510 0
Aug 2019 2.3 225 99.383 1513 -169 0
Jul 2019 2.3 194 98.914 1542 +402 +1
Jun 2019 2.3 201 98.804 1522 -265 -1
May 2019 2.6 219 98.448 1315 +1,680 +5
Apr 2019 3.1 210 98.736 1082 -141 0

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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.


Report for 2018

HRANK# in TOPUptime, %Response, msSites, +(-)Shared IPs, +(-)
2.922699.5741158-258-1
  • Web4Africa managed to score only 2.9 HRank last year and became #226 on our list. Very close to the bottom line, we are afraid.
  • Frequent downtimes as bad as 95% and 93% marked the 2018 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 slow response time from the domains on Shared IPs. The average was 1,000ms – 1,500ms.
  • Hence, the decreasing trend in the number of Shared IPs and in the number of websites in 2018. Looks like that despite being #1 in Africa and the best effort, they still need to improve their performance.
Last updated July 31, 2019
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