Hostking vs FastComet

Comparison
Compared options Visit Hostking Visit FastComet
Pricing
7 hosting plans 16 hosting plans
Starting price $1.08 / month $0.00 / month
Free domain No No
Coupons No 3 coupons
User Ratings
3.6
4.8
Reliability 3.5
5.0
Pricing 3.5
4.5
User Friendly 3.5
5.0
Support 3.5
5.0
Features 3.5
5.0
User Reviews
6 reviews 1374 reviews
Latest positive review
Helpful Team
Shaheer Jacobs,
10
I've been through many south african web hosts, but find that Hostking is awesome. I had one major hiccup with my website where I broke it by installing a caching plugin into my wordpress and they were willing to help. I like... More that they are 24/7 as I can also count on someone to be around when needed using their live chat. I also have no issues with the speed of my website. It runs nice and fast. Keep up the good work guys Less
great service
MAXIMILIANO DI GIOVANNI,
10
after 11 years on godaddy .. when i met fastcomet ... i changed immediatly ... fantastic server ... fantastic hosting ... of course my cloud extra is a shared hosting .. but his configuration .. is likely a private server ...... More great!! 6GB ram for my wordpress!!!!! great incredible!!! on my hosting i have 10 wordpress site live!!!!! perfect ... Less
Latest negative review
After 4 years...
Guenther Wockelmann,
2.0
Within 4 weeks HostKings service level slipped so far down to disconnect a paid account without notice, disrupting file and data transfer badly. Asking myself, is this a new revenge policy for leaving? I noticed recently a si... More gnificant drop in service quality and decided to change to another host. Your behavior is now childish and changed from bad service to disgusting. Less
Did nothing to help me, except blame me for using their "app" to build the page.
net SCREWtality,
4.4
I've been with them a couple or few years, today my credit card declined them for renewal, and am I GLAD. So while going to the page, my page wouldn't load. Some company from some other land, was somehow promoted under mt DO... More T COM NAME, which they claim to HOST FOR ME. After way too much time on their TYPING CUSTOMER SERVICE CHAT, which is lame. I find out its Word Press or some bullshit, and supposedly its something I did, while trying to use their CRAP.
So basically a builder that they use to assist you, if looked at or something is clicked WRONG... An unknown website takes over your dit com... and its YOUR FAULT, not theirs. Their excuse, was my staff created something in word press, and THE INTERNET COULDNT UNDERSTAND WHICH PAGE TO SHOW... Thats their excuse for promoting their own bullshit web site, instead of mine, which i paid for. the Kicker. it happened in 2020. so for a FULL YEAR, I paid them to PROMOTE someone else, THEY CLAIM NO RESPONSIBILITY., You should know they advertise how easy they are to use... even GOOF proof... NOT SO. Apparently not so.
When I found fast Comet it was rated in several top 10 sites to use... Today, I couldn't find them listed in ANY TOP 10 LIST... I guess because they SUCK !!!!!!
P.S. as for customer support; they claim 365/7/24 apparently you can only talk to the SALES DEPARTMENT where they can sucker you into their services, but no phone support when they charge you a year of service to promote some bullshit that their SITE CREATED.
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Shared Hosting
3 plans from $1.08 to $3.68 3 plans from $2.49 to $4.99
Under $4

Lite

$18.00 / MO
  • Space: 1 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: custom
  • Number of Sites: 1
View Lite plan

FastCloud

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

FastCloud Extra

$4.99 / MO
  • Space: 35 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
View FastCloud Extra plan
Over $10 No No
VPS
4 plans from $14.52 to $68.87 5 plans from $0.00 to $90.94
Under $4 No

Start for free

$0.00 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View Start for free plan
Under $8 No No
Over $10

STARTER

$241.00 / MO
  • Space: 25 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View STARTER plan

VPS Cloud 1

$38.95 / MO
  • Space: 50 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View VPS Cloud 1 plan
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
View DS 1 plan
Cloud Hosting
No
4 plans from $38.95 to $90.94
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10 No

Cloud 1

$38.95 / MO
  • Space: 50 GB
  • Bandwidth: 2 TB
View Cloud 1 plan
Data Centers
1 of 6 0 of 6
North America No No
Europe No No
Asia No No
Oceânia No No
South America No No
Africa & Middle East Yes No
Support Services
0 of 6 6 of 6
Live Chat No Yes
Phone Support No Yes
Email Support No Yes
Forum Support No Yes
Video guides No Yes
Knowledgebase No Yes
CMS support
1 of 6 5 of 6
WordPress Yes Yes
Joomla No Yes
Drupal No Yes
Magento No Yes
Softaculous No No
PrestaShop No Yes
OS Support
0 of 2 1 of 2
Windows/ASP.NET No No
Linux No Yes
Language Support
0 of 8 4 of 8
PHP No Yes
Java No No
Python No Yes
Node.js No Yes
Django No No
Perl No Yes
Ruby on Rails No No
ASP.NET No No
Database Support
0 of 3 1 of 3
MongoDB No No
MySQL No Yes
PostgreSQL No No
Payment Types Support
0 of 6 0 of 6
PayPal No No
Credit Card No No
Moneybookers No No
Wire Transfer No No
Webmoney No No
Bitcoin No No
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