Hostking price increase 2021

Dear Customers The web hosting industry has seen a shift in pricing structures from various providers. At the beginning of the year, cPanel increased their prices which placed an amount of strain on various web hosting companies within South Africa including Hostking. Their drastic increase of 75% forced us to adjust our current pricing ... Read More

April 14, 2021
Why EFT or cash payments are not a valid payment options anymore

Due to the administration invovled which is creating a huge problem EFT and Cash payments will not be accepted any more from new customers. We also recommend existing customers use our alternative payment methods like Instant EFT / Credit Card / Visa / Mastercard / Snapscan to ensure payments reflect and capture on our side better. With the ... Read More

March 29, 2021
Cancellation of our Free Hosting Service

Dear valued client   cPanel has increased their prices to each and every hosting provider in January, hence the cost of hosting has increased substantially. On the bright side, we will not be increasing our paid hosting plans pricing.   Further to this we noticed a increase in fraudelent complaints on customers on the free hosting service we ... Read More

February 7, 2021
Fighting Fraud - Deposit and refund scams - Changes to our Internal Policy

We have recently done an audit on payments made to our company and found some fraudulent proof of payments and refund scams occuring. To fight this type of fraud reoccuring we have changed our internal policy whereby support staff will not "add payments" to any invoice going forward. Our Billing Team will only be capturing payments that actually ... Read More

January 19, 2021