HOST4 Reviews and Expert Opinion

Based on 2 user reviews in 1 language
10
SUPERB!

Customer score for HOST4

  • Reliability
    10 / 10
  • Pricing
    10 / 10
  • User Friendly
    10 / 10
  • Support
    10 / 10
  • Features
    10 / 10

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Sergo Maduro
Belgium
  • Reliability10
  • Pricing10
  • User Friendly10
  • Support10
  • Features10
10
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Great VPS Service

Service used: Shared
Price, Quality, Support. That was the best experience with VPS hosting. So before I tried to use the cheapest one in Europe and I've got a lot of troubles and disconects. So this hosting I recommend to everyone who wanna start to build own web!
John Bowen
Canada
  • Reliability10
  • Pricing10
  • User Friendly10
  • Support10
  • Features10
10

Tech support

Service used: Shared
I have just started to rent by them and was not at first sure if it will be worth the money I pay for it. The most significant thing now is the constant 24-hour tech support, while there are such problems which I prefer to solve a...Read More

Typical HOST4 Prices

Service Monthly Price Range
Shared Hosting $2.39 - $4.80 2 plans
The Services & Prices are taken from www.host4.com.br

HOST4 Expert Review 2019

Written by: Michael Lavnduski

HOST4 Rating

  • Reliability
    9 / 10
  • Pricing
    7 / 10
  • User Friendly
    9 / 10
  • Support
    8 / 10
  • Features
    7 / 10
8
Rated by Michael Lavnduski

Expert Overview

Well-Established Brazillian Hosting Company

Host 4 has been around for over ten years now, operating out of Brazil.  They say that they are focused on providing high quality services to a wide range of different customers. They are primarily a hosting provider for smaller sites since they only have shared hosting options.  From what I can find, however, they do a great job with this service.  The fact that they are very focused allows them to excel at what they do.

Uptime & Reliability

Little information available

Host 4 does not seem to have any uptime guarantees at all.  They do talk briefly about offering stable services and I have not been able to find any customers complaining.  One nice thing is that they say that they never have their servers using more than 80% of the resources.  This means they don't oversell them, which is very common with shared hosting companies.  Overall, I don't see that reliability is going to be a problem.

Features

Features limited to shared hosting

Since the company only offers shared hosting, the features are somewhat limited in this area.  Their packages start out at 200MB of disk space, which is extremely low.  You can get up to 2 Gigs for their highest end package.  For many companies, 2 gigs is the starting point.  The bandwidth limitations are not quite as bad, ranging form 3 gigs to 30 gigs per month.

Another area of limitation is their email accounts.  They only allow you to have between 10 email accounts for the entry level and 40 for the premium level.  Almost all web hosting companies allow unlimited emails for at least their higher end service.

Overall, their features are far too limited to get a positive recommendation, but they will meet the needs of small websites.

Support

Not much about support

They don't really mention too much about their support on their site, which is odd.  From what I can find they do have a good technical support team that you can contact at least via a ticketing system.  They also have a FAQ and some tutorials, which is always nice for those who want to do some self-help work.

Pricing

Overpriced hosting

If you pay monthly you will have to pay $9.90 for their entry level services.  This is nearly twice what the industry average is.  Moving up to the premium package and you will pay $29.90.  In some places you can get a low end VPS for that price.  No matter how you cut it, this company is over priced at every level.  Unless you are really dedicated to getting a Brazilian based hosting service, there are better deals out there.

Summary

Lots of better options out there

While Host 4 does have some good things going for it, there are a lot of better companies out there.  Admittedly, this is one of only a few that I have run across in Brazil, so for some people that may be important.  If you only want a Brazilian hosting company and your site is small, this provider should fit the bill.

Pros:

  • Been in business 10+ years
  • Reliable hosting

Cons:

  • Overpriced
  • Nothing but shared hosting
  • Only located in Brazil
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HOST4 Prices, Plans & Features - 2019

Shared Hosting Plans

Plan Name Space Bandwidth Price Score
262.14 MB 30.72 GB $2.39 10
1 GB 153.6 GB $4.80 10
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Server Locations

United States Brazil

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