You don’t need to be tech savvy to launch your website on the internet. With a little help from the experts, you can have the website up and running in no time. Web hosting companies provide the services needed to allow online visibility for your website. And it gets easier- most of the hosting companies offer additional services for your convenience. Ranging from domain registration to email hosting to cloud services, you get all you need at a go. It is important to consider certain factors when choosing the company that hosts your website. These include the price, disc space, network connection, email features, security and technical support.
Here’s a list of website hosting companies in Kenya whose service you should look out for:
Address: Ryanada Place off Thika Superhighway
Contact (Phone): 0734919116
At Truehost, you get affordable services that are suited to meet your personal, business or organization needs. The bronze package, ideal for starters in the web business is completely free of charge. With this package, you get 1GB storage and 1GB bandwidth. Register your domain at a small fee and you are good to go. Products you’ll find with True Host include domain extensions, with the cheapest (.xyz) going for just ksh. 100 per year, email hosting services, dedicated servers, VPS, SSL certificates, phone to phone data transfer, and other cloud computing services.
Address: Nairobi, Kenya
HostKing offers solutions in domain, website and email hosting. The starter web hosting package goes for Kshs. 1800 per year. It comes with a 30 GB SSD storage and unlimited bandwidth. Domain extensions range from Kshs. 100 to Kshs. 1000 per annum. Other products you can get include the bulk SMS program, M-pesa integration, and e-commerce tailored hosting packages.
Address: International House, 4th floor
Mama Ngina Street, Opp Hilton hotel.
Contact: 0722209414 (Safaricom)
Kenya Website Experts has a solid reputation for domain, website hosting, and email hosting services. For starters, a .CO.KE domain extension goes for Kshs. 399 per year. The web hosting service prices range from Kshs. 2100 (30GB disc space) to Kshs.14100 (Unlimited disc space) per annum. Other products to look out for include VPS, dedicated server, cloud hosting, windows ASP.NET hosting, website builder, and SSL certificates.
Address: Even Business Park, Block 3C
Airport North Road, off Mombasa Road
Contact: 0713478555/ 0732478555
Incorporated in 2009, Sasa Hosted Limited is an IT company offering a range of hosting services in packages to fit all budgets. A basic/personal host package ranges from Kshs. 2500 to Kshs. 10500 per year in price. The managed dedicated server package, most suitable for websites with high traffic ranges from Kshs. 22500 to Kshs. 47500 in price. Besides the hosting services, the company also offers domain services, e-commerce solutions, server virtualization, backup services and web security products such as SSL certificates.
Address: George Padme Road
Webhost Kenya assures customers a secure and reliable online presence with their quality services. The basic web hosting package dubbed ‘silver’ goes for Kshs. 2100 per year whereas the highest diamond package goes for Kshs. 5800 per year. All the hosting packages come with free SSL certification. Other services include web design, logo design, website builder, website security, malware scan and SSL certificates.
Address: View Park Towers, 12th fl Suit 19
Web host Kings is a web hosting company providing domain names and hosting services such as shared, reseller server, dedicated server, Windows, cloud and VPS. The web hosting prices starts at Kshs. 2000 yearly. The company also provides web design services and online marketing services such as social media branding.
Address: Information house, 5th Floor,
Bad Domains offer cheapest prices of Domain Names in Kenya. Bad.Domains comprises a team of IT experts providing solutions in web hosting, web security, web design, domains and cloud services. The company sells a range of local (.co.ke, .or.ke, .ac.ke) and international (.com, .net) domain extensions. .CO.KE cost less than Ksh. 500. The start up web hosting package is offered at Kshs. 1500 whereas the enterprise package goes for Kshs. 3500. Bad.Domains is serves local and international clients – especially Bulk Domain Name buyers.
Address: Waiyaki Way, Nairobi- Kenya
Safaricom offers web hosting services in packages that range from Kshs. 1500 to Kshs. 7100 per annum in price. Other services offered by the company include domain names, internet services, safaricom fiber, ecommerce, and elearning services.
Address: Kenya Cinema Plaza, Moi Avenue,
4th Floor, Room C7
Webcreation designs is one of the web hosting companies found in Kenya. The company is involved with web hosting solutions, that is, VPS, reseller, dedicated and bespoke hosting. The starter hosting package goes for Kshs. 2000 per year. Other services offered are logo design, search engine optimization (SEO) and SSL certification.
10. Host Poa
Address:10th Floor, office number 13
Host Poa is a company specialized in web hosting, web design, and domain registration. You can get a domain with them for as low as Kshs. 250. The hosting packages start with ‘Base’ at Kshs 995 per year, a simple package suitable for a starter. The unlimited package, going for Kshs. 3364 per anum is ideal for large enterprises. You can also buy SSL certificates separately.