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Hostinger vs FastComet

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Compared options Visit Hostinger Visit FastComet
Pricing
17 hosting plans 15 hosting plans
Starting price $1.39 / month $2.49 / month
Free domain Yes No
Coupons No 3 coupons
User Ratings
4.6
4.8
Reliability 4.5
5.0
Pricing 4.5
4.5
User Friendly 4.5
5.0
Support 4.5
5.0
Features 4.5
5.0
User Reviews
2402 reviews 1171 reviews
Latest positive review
They are best
Qasim Iqbal,
10
I was on go daddy and someone suggested me from India. I cam to Hostimger and they have changed my life. I am worried less. and they take care of my site. If you are a master or less knowledgeable choice Hostinger.
Great host and great customer service
ARSLAN CHAUDHARY,
10
Very professional and courteous, customer service and great reliability and pricing. I would highly recommend this service to other companies and friends. Thank you for a job well done.
Latest negative review
Terrible TOS or offshore management
jose hernandez,
2.0
Terrible TOS or offshore management
August 24th, 2021
Service was OK for a few months, most of the tech support requests were answered with "Here is a page how to do it, do it yourself". Lucky I was able to make my own chang... More es.
We host reviews to businesses and people who work for government and the courts.
A dishonest party did not like that we listed their work info (which we copied from their work website)
Thus the dishonest party claimed we posted "private info of a person" to our pages (untrue, in fact this info is all over Google with Google reviews.
We sent screenshots and links to where this info was copied from
However Hostinger ignored us, did not respond, they just suspended our account, this happened several times for 2 domains, all the same complaint and issues. They claimed we violated their TOS and pointed to "terror" as what we did to this person.
We had no choice but to move our sites and domains, where "the next host had no problem". I think part of the problem is Hostinger staff have poor English ability so they did not understand what they were told and instead of trying to understand they just agreed with the dishonest party and suspended their own customers account.
We have written several emails and messages to ask for a refund for the unused services but they ignore us and come back with silly, "you are right" but we did what he had to do BS.
While they get most of their clients from low balling low prices, the custom Cpanel set up is a nightmare and used to stop you from migration away from them. Things are not in normal places and it's over complicated not better than Cpanel.
Once they know you're not happy they ignore you
Tip for consumers:
They will bill extra for each SSL, Not offer Tech support, instead send you to their document pages to figure it out on your own.
Premium Shared Hosting
.com
Auto renewal enabled
Active
12 months
2021-11-24
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$107.88
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Domain
Auto renewal enabled
Active
12 months
2021-12-12
$12.99
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Domain Privacy Protection
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Active
12 months
2021-12-12
-28%
$5.00
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FastComet is the WORST I've EVER - 3 year customer
Roy Tousignant,
3.2
As I'm finally slamming the door and leaving FastComet behind me, I'd like to warn others to find another host. I just looked back at my support tickets with them since 2018, and it's atrocious. In that time, FastComet has ma... More naged to corrupt and destroy months worth of our data multiple times and by multiple means. If they weren't just rebooting our server half a dozen times a month, (crashing our nodeJS application in the middle of write-to-disk operations) then they were letting the shared server's disk drives fill up while our paid account still showed 15gb's "free." (also crashing write-to-disk operations)
FastComet: They'll sell you the disk space whether they've got it or not.
Worse though is that in attempting to resolve these issues, support staff entered our account, looked through our application's code, and instantiated multiple instances of our script -- without our request or authorization. In other words, FastComet's support had no concern for the privacy / security of our intellectual property as it exists in our code, not to mention that of the data we collect. FastComet support breached our account that day because whoever was working the desk - with a spectacular act of ego - just assumed that these continuous, repeating crashes and errors we'd been reporting must be a problem in the code /we'd/ written. Rather than a problem in their fly-by-night server management -- selling disk space they don't have, with server up-time claims they can't actually produce.
And when they started trying to "fix" our script, (instead of their borked server configurations) they apparently didn't notice or care that there was already an instantiation of our script running. So we ended up with multiple scripts running in parallel, (which the script was not written to accommodate) each triggering on the same conditions in a cascade, competing with each other for read/write access over the same files, putting our data at risk yet again. Which all happened while we were LIVE with the endpoint that our nodeJS application serves. All this... as a support response, days after their disk space issue corrupted months of our data.
Now, that was some time ago. (2018) And I would've left FastComet then and there had they not given us a year of free hosting to apologize. (Ultimately, the application and data being collected is supportive / non-critical.) And while I can say things have improved since then (one should hope so!), I'm still sitting here closing out our account. At least once a month I still end up having to reboot the script, their billing department is a nuisance, phoning me at the end of every month to remind me to send payment. (because I refuse to authorize them with recurring billing) And this month, when the script went offline and I went to restart it, I found that I couldn't 'term' into the server over SSH anymore, for some reason. Haven't been able to for two weeks.
And I'm just sick of trying to figure out what's gone wrong /this time/ with FastComet. So I'm sitting here waiting for my entire directory structure to download via FTP, so I don't have to deal with them anymore... Which I have to do by FTP, because FastComet's near-useless backup systems don't allow you to just download one of the zipped backups. You can only restore them in place. Brilliant.
So yeah: If you're looking for a host... There's a ton of 'em out there. FastComet is one you can cross off the list immediately, and keep looking.
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Shared Hosting
3 plans from $1.39 to $3.99 3 plans from $2.49 to $4.99
Under $4

Single Shared Hosting

$1.39 / MO
  • Space: 30 GB
  • Bandwidth: 100.04 GB
  • Panel: cpanel
  • Number of Sites: 1
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FastCloud

$2.49 / MO
  • Space: 15 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
  • Number of Sites: 1
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Under $8 No

FastCloud Extra

$4.99 / MO
  • Space: 35 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
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Over $10 No No
VPS
8 plans from $3.95 to $77.99 4 plans from $38.95 to $90.94
Under $4

plan 1

$3.95 / MO
  • Space: 20 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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No
Under $8 No No
Over $10

plan 2

$8.95 / MO
  • Space: 40 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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VPS Cloud 1

$38.95 / MO
  • Space: 50 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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Dedicated Server
No
4 plans from $90.35 to $226.85
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10 No

DS 1

$90.35 / MO
  • Space: 80 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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Cloud Hosting
3 plans from $9.99 to $69.99 4 plans from $38.95 to $90.94
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10

Startup

$9.99 / MO
  • Space: 200 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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Cloud 1

$38.95 / MO
  • Space: 50 GB
  • Bandwidth: 2 TB
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Website Builder
3 plans from $3.90 to $14.90
No
Under $4

Unleashed

$3.90 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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No
Under $8 No No
Over $10

eCommerce

$9.90 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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No
Data Centers
3 of 6 4 of 6
North America Yes Yes
Europe Yes Yes
Asia Yes Yes
Oceânia No Yes
South America No No
Africa & Middle East No No
Support Services
4 of 6 6 of 6
Live Chat Yes Yes
Phone Support Yes Yes
Email Support Yes Yes
Forum Support No Yes
Video guides No Yes
Knowledgebase Yes Yes
CMS support
5 of 6 5 of 6
WordPress Yes Yes
Joomla Yes Yes
Drupal Yes Yes
Magento Yes Yes
Softaculous No No
PrestaShop Yes Yes
OS Support
1 of 2 1 of 2
Windows/ASP.NET No No
Linux Yes Yes
Language Support
3 of 8 4 of 8
PHP Yes Yes
Java Yes No
Python No Yes
Node.js Yes Yes
Django No No
Perl No Yes
Ruby on Rails No No
ASP.NET No No
Database Support
3 of 3 3 of 3
MongoDB Yes Yes
MySQL Yes Yes
PostgreSQL Yes Yes
Payment Types Support
3 of 6 3 of 6
PayPal Yes Yes
Credit Card Yes Yes
Moneybookers No No
Wire Transfer No Yes
Webmoney No No
Bitcoin Yes No
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