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UK Website Hosting Sucks

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Attention UK Website Owners!

You know how some business owners hastily look for a website hosting near them or even insist for a web host from the same country as they are? If you are from the UK for example, getting a UK website hosting is really not necessary most of the time and can cost you more money.

4 Reasons why you do NOT need to get a local web hosting service:

  • If your potential customers are in England, Wales, Scotland or NI, chances are their internet speed is already really fast compared to many other parts of the world, like Malaysia for example. You and others in the UK can access any website from anywhere in the world without even noticing the page load time. Your visitors probably will not feel the difference if your website is hosted in the US or next door to them. If your intended audiences are in a third-world country, then that is a whole different story.Continue reading UK Website Hosting Sucks

Top Web Hosting Companies in the UK

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Here is a list of UK web hosting companies ranked by the most domain hosted. Does that mean they are the best hosting companies?

Rank  Hosting Company Market Share Total Domains
1 PIPEX.NET 13.99 % 510,376
2 1AND1.CO.UK 12.39 % 452,311
3 FASTHOSTS 9.83 % 358,805
4 NAMES.CO.UK 2.94 % 107,535
5 EASYSPACE.COM 2.91 % 106,261
6 UK2.NET 2.79 % 101,786
7 HEARTINTERNET.CO.UK 2.31 % 84,343
8 EASILY.CO.UK 2.30 % 84,085
9 NETNAMES.NET 1.91 % 69,989
10 TELIVO.COM 1.70 % 62,264
11 ULTRADNS.CO.UK 1.45 % 53,195
12 IOMART.CO.UK 1.14 % 41,875
13 DSVR.CO.UK 0.99 % 36,450
14 SUPREMESERVER10.COM 0.84 % 30,946
15 STREAMLINEDNS.CO.UK 0.80 % 29,543
16 UK.CLARA.NET 0.76 % 27,968
17 DOT5NAMESERVERS.COM 0.75 % 27,384
19 NSNOC.COM 0.65 % 23,937
25 FREEOLA.NET 0.45 % 16,487
18 LCN.BIZ 0.74 % 27,062
20 NETBENEFIT.CO.UK 0.59 % 21,866
23 UKSERVERS.NET 0.47 % 17,193
21 APHOST.COM 0.57 % 21,048
22 HOSTHOST.CO.UK 0.54 % 19,717
24 DAILY.CO.UK 0.45 % 16,726

Having the big market share translates to best hosting service – can that be true? Check our recommendations as we uncover the truth about these hosting companies.

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