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Fasthosts launches new hosting plans with high-end features and unlimited website traffic


May 2007, Gloucester: Small businesses and personal users alike could benefit from a new line of web hosting packages launched by the UK’s largest web hosting provider, Fasthosts Internet Ltd. The new solutions are unique to the UK market in coupling large quotas of web space and professional quality web building features with unlimited website traffic. The facility for unlimited traffic is of particular value to online businesses and websites that attract high numbers of visitors.

Fasthosts’ new range of packages, priced from £3.99/month+VAT, comprises the Home web hosting (1.5GB web space), Developer web hosting (4GB web space) and Business web hosting packages (10GB web space). Every package features a powerful new SiteBuilder tool, which enables a user to build an impressive website within minutes. With generous technical allowances, the plans are ideal for web professionals. Even the entry-level Home package includes some 5 x 1GB mailboxes and 5 FTP accounts. On the Developer package upwards, the MySQL databases provided are the latest Version 5.0.

The company remains at the forefront of Microsoft Hosting technology, with its Windows Developer web hosting and Windows Business packages including ASP.NET AJAX Extensions. All web hosting packages are available in both Linux and MS formats at an equivalent price, an approach unique to Fasthosts.

Fasthosts’ unlimited website traffic on all shared hosting means no caps or extra fees to pay that could limit traffic to hosted websites. Unlimited traffic provides peace of mind to businesses or users who experience higher levels of traffic or fluctuations in visitors throughout the year. For UK small to medium sized enterprises, the ability to accept unlimited website visitors at times of high demand is essential for capitalising on peak consumer spending periods.

Mark Jeffries, CTO Fasthosts Internet, said “Our new range of shared hosting plans delivers professional features at an affordable price. The unlimited traffic promise allows our users to focus on attracting as many website visitors as possible”.

All Fasthosts web hosting customers also receive a free £50 Microsoft adCenter voucher enabling them to advertise their website on Microsoft Windows Live Search. Microsoft adCenter is an easy pay-per-click online advertising system, designed to increase traffic to websites and boost sales. The new solutions are intended to offer an ideal, no-risk introduction to search marketing and include Microsoft adCenter’s excellent free customer support.

Jeffries added that Fasthosts, “Will continue to provide our customers with the latest tools to give their websites the best possible chance on the Web”.

As the UK’s largest web host, Fasthosts offers a comprehensive range of the latest web solutions including domain name registration, MailPlus and Exchange email solutions, shared web hosting, dedicated servers, online payment services, reseller web hosting and feature-rich broadband packages.

About Fasthosts
Fasthosts is the UK’s largest web hosting company. Based in the UK and operating 24x7 from their dedicated UK data centres, Fasthosts keeps over 1 million domains running smoothly and ensures over 6 million emails are delivered safely each day. All Fasthosts services can be self-managed through the award winning Fasthosts web-based control panel that provides customers with unparalleled online control, enabling them to manage hosted services including domain registrations, shared web hosting, business-class email, dedicated servers internet merchant accounts plus unlimited broadband. Fasthosts’ highly successful reseller channel has recently been rated Number 1 for reseller hosting by industry portal Web Host Directory.

Richard Stevenson
Fasthosts Internet Ltd
Tel. 01452 561 857


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