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Top web hosting in East Africa, 2020.

Looking for a better hosting might be somehow tiresome and frustrating. From Pricing, Security, Speed, Uptime, and many more features you might be looking for.

There are plenty of web hosting services available for your website, Shared hosting, dedicated hosting, VPS, managed hosting, server cores, different RAM, CDNs, SSL certificates. It’s endless.

Uptime and Hosting Speed are two of the most important factors when choosing a web host (next to their cost). In our search, we used Ultratools and Bitcatcha to test the server speed and collected the average response time.

You can check this tips to consider before purchasing a web host.

Here we are going to review the top web hosting companies in East Africa country wise. Only the top three (3) web hosting companies are listed per country.

Top Web Hosting in Tanzania.

Extreme Web Technologies

Founded in 2004 by two brothers who dreamt to someday be the Number 1 Web Host in Tanzania. The company has a lot of positive feedback and lots of recommendations from different businesses and users. Extreme Web Technologies is a tzNIC accredited registrar with its headquarters in Dar es salaam.

Extreme Web Technologies offer packages for Email Hosting, Shared Hosting, SSL certificates, and Reseller Hosting.
99.5% Uptime (Uncertain), 120ms Response time, 24/7 support team.

Email Hosting starts from 19,000 Tsh/Month
Shared Hosting starts from 75,000 Tsh/Yr
and Reseller Hosting starts from 360,000 Tsh/Yr

DuHosting by Dudumizi

Founded in 2008 in a dorm room at Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan China, moved to Tanzania in 2014. To date, the company has a lot of positive feedback from customers based in Tanzania. DuHosting is a tzNIC accredited registrar with its headquarters in Dar es salaam.

DuHosting has packages for Email Hosting, Shared Hosting, SSL certificates, and Reseller Hosting.
99% Uptime (Uncertain), 128ms Response time, Support reply within 24hrs.

Email Hosting starts from 50,000 Tsh/Yr
Shared Hosting starts from 40,000 Tsh/Yr
and Reseller Hosting starts from 35,000 Tsh/Month

Kili Host

Established in 2014, this company has been one of the most domain sellers according to tzNIC. There are no details from this company’s website since it relies on WHMCS powered store. Offices are located in Dar es salaam.

Kilihost has packages for Email Hosting, Shared Hosting, SSL Certificates, DNS Hosting and Reseller Hosting.

99.9 Uptime (Uncertain), 137ms Response time.

Shared Hosting starts from 75,000 Tsh/Yr
Reseller Hosting starts from 500,000 Tsh/Yr

Top Web Hosting in Kenya

Sasahost

Sasahost Limited is a private ICT company that was incorporated in Kenya on 29th November 2009. Before incorporation, the business operated as Sasahost Web Solutions between March 2007 and November 2009. The company is licensed by the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) and Accredited by KeNIC Registry.

Sasahost has packages for Shared Hosting, Business Hosting, Email Hosting, Web Securities, Reseller Hosting, VPS and Dedicated Servers.

99.9% Uptime (Unchecked), 115ms Response Time, 24/7 Sales & Support Team.

Shared Hosting starts from 2,500 Ksh/Yr
Reseller Hosting starts from 4,000 Ksh/Yr
VPS starts from 4,000 Ksh/Month
Dedicates Servers starts from 10,000 Ksh/Month

Safaricom

A telecommunication giant which started its journey in the year 2000. The company has expanded its criteria of services by providing not only among the best hosting but also providing among the cheapest hosting in Kenya.

Safaricom has packages for Shared Hosting, Email Hosting, Cloud Backup & Storage & Virtual Data Centre.

99.99% Uptime (Uncertain), 213ms Response time, 24/7 Support Team.

Shared Hosting starts from 1,300 Ksh/Yr (Local Domain), 999 Ksh/Yr (international domains).
Cloud Storage starts from 1,392 Ksh/Yr

Kenya Web Experts

This company has been around for a quite long time. Noticed as one of the top domain registrars, it also shows to be entrusted by many companies in Kenya. Also accredited by KeNIC Registry.

Kenya Web Experts has packages for Shared Hosting (Windows & Linux), Business Hosting, Cloud Hosting, Reseller Hosting, SSL Certificate, VPS, and Dedicated Server.

99.99% Uptime (Uncertain), 154ms Load time, 24/7 Support Team.

Shared Hosting starts from 2,100 Ksh/Yr
Cloud Hosting starts from 19,100 Ksh/Yr
Reseller Hosting starts from 2,900 Ksh/Month
VPS starts from 1,700 Ksh/Month
Dedicated Servers starts from 15,000 Ksh/Month

Top Web Hosting in Uganda

Jubilee Web Host

Established way back in 2008, the company offers a number of online and offline services to both Ugandans and the International Community. The company has its offices in Iganga and Kampala

Jubilee offers packages for Shared Hosting (Windows & Linux), Cloud Hosting, Application Hosting, Reseller Hosting (Windows & Linux), SSL Certificates, VPS & Dedicated Servers.

99.99% Uptime (Uncertain), 147ms Response time, 24/7 Customer Support.

Shared Hosting starts from 2,584 Ush/Month
Cloud Hosting starts from 28,728 Ush/Month
Reseller Hosting starts from 22,705 Ush/Month
VPS starts from 18,810 Ush/Month
Dedicated Servers starts from 224,200 Ush/Month

Hostalite

A company that has grown from a small hosting company with just two servers into a leading and industry recognized hosting provider with more than twelve thousand hosted domains. The company has it’s offices in Kampala.

Hostalite has packages for Shared Hosting and Reseller Hosting

99.9% Uptime (Uncertain), 154ms Response time, Support reply within 24hrs.

Shared Hosting starts from 100,000 Ush/Yr
Reseller Hosting starts at 699,000 Ush/Yr

Jolis

Jolis established a low-cost web hosting industry by meeting the needs of small-to-medium-sized businesses, it also offers an UNLIMITED package that is reliable and affordable to tens of thousands of web sites. The company has it’s offices in Akright City, Wakiso district.

Jolis offer packages for Shared Hosting, SSL Certificate, VPS and Dedicated Servers.

100% Uptime (Uncertain), 163ms Response time, 24/7 Support.

Shared Hosting starts at 19,000 Ush/Month
VPS starts at 80,000 Ush/Month
Dedicated Servers starts 240,000/ Ush/Month

Top Web Hosting in Burundi

Afriregister

Afriregister is a company incorporated in 2007 in Burundi. It was the 3rd African registrar to become ICANN accredited registrar. It offers registration services for domain names at very competitive terms in most of the internet Top Level Domains extensions. The company has it’s offices in Bujumbura.

Afriregister offer packages Shared Hosting, DNS Management, Email Hosting, SSL Certificate, Reseller Hosting, and VPS.

99.99% Uptime (Uncertain), 137ms Response time, 24/7 Customer Support.

Shared Hosting starts at 36,000 FBu/Yr
Reseller Hosting starting at 300,000 FBu/Yr
VPS starts at 1,470,000 FBu/Yr

Top Web Hosting in Rwanda

Afriregister

Afriregister is a company incorporated in 2007 in Burundi. With headquarters in Burundi, the company has its subsidiary in Rwanda with its offices in Kigali.

Afriregister offer packages Shared Hosting, DNS Management, Email Hosting, SSL Certificate, Reseller Hosting, and VPS.

99.99% Uptime (Uncertain), 137ms Response time, 24/7 Customer Support.

Shared Hosting starts at 12,700 FRw/Yr
Reseller Hosting starting at 7,300 FRw/Month
VPS starts at 490,000 FRw/Month

Programage

Programage was started on January 11th, 2011 as a professional Information Technology Company, dealing with domain name registration, web hosting, website design, and IT consultancy. The company has its offices in Kigali.

Programage has packages for Shared Hosting, Cloud Hosting and Dedicated Servers.

99% Uptime (Uncertain), 24/7 Customer Support.

Shared Hosting starts at 15,000 FRw/Yr
Cloud Hosting starting at 12,000 FRw/Month
Dedicated Servers starting at 175,000 Frw/Month

Webhosting.co.rw

Having many years of leading experience with global businesses of all sizes and have built up an affluence of web hosting expertise that put down us a scratch above other web hosting companies in this time.

Webhosting.co.rw offers packages for Shared Hosting (Windows & Linux), SSL Certificates, Reseller Hosting, Cloud Hosting, and VPS.

99.9% Uptime (Uncertain), 127ms Response time, 24/7 Support Team.

Shared Hosting starts at 9,999 FRw/Yr
Reseller Hosting starts at 7,999 FRw/Month
Cloud Hosting starts at 126,000 FRw/Yr
VPS starting at 22,000 FRw/Month

Conclusion

There are a lot of web hosting companies in the hosting competitive industry offering different features and services at different prices. Listed are some of the tops, we have selected to put on our list.

Have you tried any of the services offered by any company above? Do you know any better company than the ones on the list? We would love to hear from you from the comments below.

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