123 Reg vs. 1&1 IONOS UK vs. AX Space - Dec 2018

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123 Reg (123-reg.co.uk) has been added on Nov 29, 2005 and last updated on Oct 22, 2016.
1&1 IONOS UK (ionos.co.uk) has been added on Jul 03, 2005 and last updated on Nov 06, 2018.
AX Space (axspace.com) has been added on Dec 08, 2007 and last updated on Sep 14, 2018.

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123-reg.co.uk logo!
Total Reviews: 132
Average Rating: 1 of 10
Good Reviews: 15
Bad Reviews: 117
Official Responses: 0
1 / 10VISIT WEBSITE
132 user reviews
ionos.co.uk logo!
Total Reviews: 17
Average Rating: 1 of 10
Good Reviews: 0
Bad Reviews: 17
Official Responses: 0
1 / 10VISIT WEBSITE
17 user reviews
axspace.com
Total Reviews: 3
Average Rating: 5 of 10
Good Reviews: 2
Bad Reviews: 1
Official Responses: 0
5 / 10VISIT WEBSITE
3 user reviews
 
5th Floor, The Shipping Building, The Old Vinyl Factory
Hayes UB3 1HA
UK
Part of HEG
Discovery House, 154 Southgate Street
Gloucester gl1 2ex
UK
Part of United Internet
29 Oxford Road
London ub9 4ab
UK
Emailsales@1...support@i...sales@a...
Phone0345 450 23100333 336 5691+44(0)1895762725
RanksAlexa Rating22,381▲512 (lower is better)
Domains694,576▼-606 (higher is better)
Alexa Rank in GB 852
Alexa Rating46,402▼-519 (lower is better)
Domains15,445▼-58 (higher is better)
Alexa Rank in GB 699
Alexa Rating42,428▲3739 (lower is better)
Domains131 (higher is better)
Alexa Rank in IR 1,310
Languages en-GB en-GB en-GB
InfoOur philosophy is simple. We believe website creation should be for the many, not just the few.
Accordingly, our products support all extremes of technical ability. It doesn't matter whether you're web savvy or a complete beginner, we've got the perfect solution for you.
We enable everyone whatever skill level to unlock the full power of the web.

We're green
Our eco-friendly data centre is based in the UK. This state-of-the-art facility is powered by the latest low-energy systems, [...]
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Who we are

1&1 IONOS (old 1&1 Internet UK) is the hosting and cloud partner of choice for small and medium-sized businesses. We are experts in IaaS and offer a portfolio of solutions to get businesses present online and working in the digital space. As the largest hosting company in Europe, we manage more than 8 million customer contracts and host more than 12 million domains in our own regional data centers around the globe.

We serve entrepreneurs taking their first steps online, [...]
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AXSpace Support is one of the best in the web hosting industries. AXSpace is one of the few hosting companies that solve almost any major technical issue in a very short period of time. During these years, AXSpace has been proved to its customers as friendly, experienced and reliable and with over 50,000 accounts it is among the fastest growing and the chosen few.

AXSpace.com (AXSpace.co.uk) is working under MogTex Ltd in the UK and was founded in March 2007 by running [...]
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EstablishedMay, 2000-2007
Site speedFast, load 1.4 sec. 66% sites are slower
SEO Links count 4,632
Fast, load 1.3 sec. 71% sites are slower
SEO Links count 8,118
Fast, load 1.8 sec. 54% sites are slower
SEO Links count 257
Socials Info
Social Media
User Shares
123-reg.co.uk Icon123reg
Started from: January, 2009
  • Tweets: 18,265
  • Followers: 15,762
  • Friends: 1,087
  • Last activity: Dec 10, 2018
ionos.co.uk Iconionos_uk
Started from: May, 2009
  • Tweets: 3,935
  • Followers: 13,626
  • Friends: 2,217
  • Last activity: Dec 10, 2018
axspace.com IconAXSpace
Started from: August, 2014
  • Tweets: 8
  • Followers: 22
  • Friends: 36
123-reg.co.uk Icon123 Reg
  • Likes:1
  • Talking peoples about them: 73
  • Last activity: Nov 23, 2018
ionos.co.uk Icon1&1 IONOS
  • Likes:1
  • Talking peoples about them: 13
  • Last activity: Nov 23, 2018
axspace.com IconAXSpace
  • Likes:679
  • Talking peoples about them: 0
  • Last activity: Jun 22, 2015
123-reg
  • Followers:317
  • Entity type: Privately Held
  • Founded: 2001
  • Employee Count: 51-200
  • Industry: Internet
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123-reg.co.uk Icon123-Reg
  • Circled accounts:742
  • Last activity: Nov 21, 2018
-axspace.com IconAXSpace Web Hosting
  • Circled accounts:6
  • Last activity: Dec 23, 2014
123 Reg Blog
  • Blog Posts:398
  • Software Wordpress version 4.9.9
  • Blog added on: 2012 Feb
  • Language: en-US
  • Last written post: Dec 11, 2018
1&1 IONOS UK Blog
  • Blog Posts:0
  • Blog added on: 2018 Oct
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Shared Hosting - 7/6/4
Plan NameEssentials [Linux]WordPress Hosting Essential
[Linux]
Flexy Plan [Linux]
Price£ 1.00/mo. VAT 20% exc.
(£ 3.49 after 12 mo.)
£ 1.00/mo. VAT 20% exc.
(£ 6 after 12 mo.)
$ 1.50/mo.
Disk Space10 GB25 GB SSD5 GB
Data Transferunmeteredunmetered30 GB
Hosted domains111
Free Domain110
Dedicated IPs000
Control Panel[In-house][In-house]CPanel
Server LocationUnited KingdomUnited KingdomUnited Kingdom
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)The features you need to make your first personal or community website a success.

Included domains 1
Websites 1
Web space 10GB
MySQL 1
Database size 500MB
Included SSL
2GB Dedicated RAM
Less features

Access features
Bandwidth Unlimited
FTP Accounts 1
Website Backup [...]
INFO (mouse over)Domain free for first year
SSL certificate
24/7 support
INFO (mouse over)SHARED WEB HOSTING
CPanel 11
Customizable web hosting plan
Easy to use online website builder
200+ ready to install web software
Weekly free backup
Anytime money back guarantee

Monthly Bandwidth 30GB Upgradable
MySQL Database 1 Upgradable
Addon Domains 0 Upgradable
Parked Domains 5 [...]
Date PlanMar 2018Oct 2018Sep 2018
Plan NameBusiness [Linux]WordPress Hosting Business
[Linux]
Basic Plan [Linux]
Price£ 1.00/mo. VAT 20% exc.
(£ 6.99 after 12 mo.)
£ 4.00/mo. VAT 20% exc.
(£ 8 after 12 mo.)
$ 3.99/mo.
Disk Space100 GB150 GB SSD10 GB
Data Transferunmeteredunmetered100 GB
Hosted domains521
Free Domain210
Dedicated IPs000
Control Panel[In-house][In-house]CPanel
Server LocationUnited KingdomUnited KingdomUnited Kingdom
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)The flexibility, power, and support your business needs to host a brochure based website.

Included domains 2
Websites 5
Web space 100GB
MySQL 5
Database size 1GB
Included SSL
2GB Dedicated RAM
Less features

Access features
Bandwidth Unlimited
FTP Accounts 1
Website [...]
Same as previous plans!INFO (mouse over)SHARED WEB HOSTING
CPanel 11
Customizable web hosting plan
Easy to use online website builder
200+ ready to install web software
Weekly free backup
Anytime money back guarantee

Disk Storage 10GB
Monthly Bandwidth 100GB Upgradable
MySQL Database 1 Upgradable
Addon Domains -
Parked Domains [...]
Date PlanMar 2018Oct 2018Sep 2018
Plan NameUnlimited [Linux]WordPress Hosting Pro [Linux]Pro Plan [Linux]
Price£ 1.00/mo. VAT 20% exc.
(£ 11.99 after 12 mo.)
£ 7.00/mo. VAT 20% exc.
(£ 11 after 12 mo.)
$ 6.99/mo.
Disk Spaceunlimited200 GB SSD25 GB
Data Transferunmeteredunmetered250 GB
Hosted domains1051
Free Domain311
Dedicated IPs000
Control Panel[In-house][In-house]CPanel
Server LocationUnited KingdomUnited KingdomUnited Kingdom
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)Unlimited power for even the most demanding e-commerce sites and applications.

Included domains 3
Websites 10
Web space Unlimited
MySQL Unlimited
Database size 1GB
Included SSL
2GB Dedicated RAM
Less features

Access features
Bandwidth Unlimited
FTP Accounts Unlimited
[...]
Same as previous plans!INFO (mouse over)SHARED WEB HOSTING
CPanel 11
Customizable web hosting plan
Easy to use online website builder
200+ ready to install web software
Weekly free backup
Anytime money back guarantee

Disk Storage 25GB
Monthly Bandwidth 250GB
MySQL Database 20
Addon Domains 5
Parked Domains 10
Email Accounts 50
FTP [...]
Date PlanMar 2018Oct 2018Sep 2018
Plan NamePremium [Linux]Business [Linux/Windows]Ultra Plan [Linux]
Price£ 14.99/mo. VAT 20% exc.
(£ 19.99 after 12 mo.)
£ 1.00/mo. VAT 20% exc.
(£ 5 after 12 mo.)
$ 8.99/mo.
Disk Space100 GB100 GB SSD50 GB
Data Transferunmeteredunmetered500 GB
Hosted domainsunlimited11
Free Domain111
Dedicated IPs000
Control Panel[In-house][In-house]CPanel
Server LocationUnited KingdomUnited KingdomUnited Kingdom
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)Server level performance, without the admin. Includes 99.99% uptime SLA.

Included domains 1
Websites Unlimited
Web space 100GB
MySQL Unlimited
Database size 1GB
Included SSL
2GB Dedicated RAM
Less features

Access features
Bandwidth Unlimited
FTP Accounts Unlimited
[...]
INFO (mouse over)Free domain for first year
Wildcard SSL Certificate
24/7 support
INFO (mouse over)SHARED WEB HOSTING
CPanel 11
Customizable web hosting plan
Easy to use online website builder
200+ ready to install web software
Weekly free backup
Anytime money back guarantee

Disk Storage 50GB
Monthly Bandwidth 500GB
MySQL Database 100
Addon Domains 100
Parked Domains 50
Email Accounts [...]
Date PlanMar 2018Oct 2018Sep 2018
Plan NameEssentials [Windows]Pro [Linux/Windows]-
Price£ 1.00/mo. VAT 20% exc.
(£ 3.49 after 12 mo.)
£ 4.00/mo. VAT 20% exc.
(£ 7 after 12 mo.)
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Disk Space10 GB250 GB SSD-
Data Transferunmeteredunmetered-
Hosted domains15-
Free Domain11-
Dedicated IPs00-
Control Panel[In-house][In-house]-
Server LocationUnited KingdomUnited Kingdom-
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)Included domains 1
Websites 1
Web space 10GB
MS SQL
/MySQL DBs 1
Database size 500MB
Included SSL
2GB Dedicated RAM
Less features
Access features
Bandwidth Unlimited
FTP Accounts 1
Website Backup &
[...]
Same as previous plans!-
Date PlanMar 2018Oct 2018-
Plan NameBusiness [Windows]Expert [Linux/Windows]-
Price£ 1.00/mo. VAT 20% exc.
(£ 6.99 after 12 mo.)
£ 7.00/mo. VAT 20% exc.
(£ 10 after 12 mo.)
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Disk Space100 GB500 GB SSD-
Data Transferunmeteredunmetered-
Hosted domains550-
Free Domain21-
Dedicated IPs00-
Control Panel[In-house][In-house]-
Server LocationUnited KingdomUnited Kingdom-
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)The flexibility, power, and support your growing website needs.

Included domains 2
Websites 5
Web space 100GB
MS SQL
/MySQL DBs 5
Database size 1GB
Included SSL
2GB Dedicated RAM
Less features

Access features
Bandwidth Unlimited
FTP Accounts 1
Website Backup [...]
Same as previous plans!-
Date PlanMar 2018Oct 2018-
Plan NameUnlimited [Windows]--
Price£ 1.00/mo. VAT 20% exc.
(£ 11.99 after 12 mo.)
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Disk Spaceunlimited--
Data Transferunmetered--
Hosted domains10--
Free Domain3--
Dedicated IPs0--
Control Panel[In-house]--
Server LocationUnited Kingdom--
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)Advanced hosting with unlimited power for even the most demanding sites.

Included domains 3
Websites 10
Web space Unlimited
MS SQL
/MySQL DBs Unlimited
Database size 1GB
Included SSL
2GB Dedicated RAM
Less features

Access features
Bandwidth Unlimited
FTP Accounts [...]
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Date PlanMar 2018--
Virtual Dedicated Hosting - 3/0/0
Plan NameM [Linux]--
Price£ 29.99/mo. VAT 20% exc.--
Disk Space100 GB--
Data Transferunmetered--
Hosted domainsunlimited--
Free Domain1--
Dedicated IPs1--
Control Panel[In-house]--
Server LocationUnited Kingdom--
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)Ideal for multiple small websites, popular WordPress blogs & busy ecommerce.

RAM 4GB
Storage 100GB
MySQL Databases
1GB each, Unlimited
Sites Unlimited
Traffic Unmetered
CPU Power 5 out of 8
Estimated monthly visits 375,000


Our Premium service combines the capacity and performance you'd [...]
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Date PlanMar 2018--
Plan NameL [Linux]--
Price£ 49.99/mo. VAT 20% exc.--
Disk Spaceunlimited--
Data Transferunmetered--
Hosted domainsunlimited--
Free Domain1--
Dedicated IPs1--
Control Panel[In-house]--
Server LocationUnited Kingdom--
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)Perfect for high-profile blogging, large Magento ecommerce & application hosting.

RAM 8GB
Storage Unlimited
MySQL Databases 1GB each, Unlimited
Sites Unlimited
Traffic Unmetered
CPU Power 6 out of 8
Estimated monthly visits 750,000

Our Premium service combines the capacity and performance [...]
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Date PlanMar 2018--
Plan NameXL [Linux]--
Price£ 119.99/mo. VAT 20% exc.--
Disk Spaceunlimited--
Data Transferunmetered--
Hosted domainsunlimited--
Free Domain1--
Dedicated IPs1--
Control Panel[In-house]--
Server LocationUnited Kingdom--
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)Powerful server hosting for multiple high traffic & mission critical websites.

RAM 16GB
Storage Unlimited
MySQL Databases 1GB each, Unlimited
Sites Unlimited
Traffic Unmetered
CPU Power 8 out of 8
Estimated monthly visits 1,500,000

Our Premium service combines the capacity and performance [...]
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Date PlanMar 2018--
VPS - 4/0/0
Plan NameStarter [Linux/Windows]--
Price£ 9.99/mo. VAT 20% exc.
£ 9.99 Setup Fee
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Disk Space25 GB--
Data Transferunmetered--
Hosted domainsunlimited--
Free Domain0--
CPU1 Core--
Dedicated IPs1--
Control Panel[In-house]--
Server LocationUnited Kingdom--
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)Price ex. VAT 20%
Processors (CPU) 1 core
Memory 512MB RAM
Storage (Hard drive) 25GB
Data transfer Unmetered
Operating System Linux or Windows
Control Panel cPanel (optional)

123-reg VPS are available with the following amazing features that ensure maximum performance and reliability. With a [...]
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Date PlanMar 2018--
Plan NameL [Linux/Windows]--
Price£ 18.99/mo. VAT 20% exc.
£ 9.99 Setup Fee
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Disk Space70 GB--
Data Transferunmetered--
Hosted domainsunlimited--
Free Domain0--
CPU1 Core--
Dedicated IPs1--
Control PanelCPanel, Plesk--
Server LocationUnited Kingdom--
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)Price ex. VAT 20%
Processors (CPU) 1 core
Memory 1GB RAM
Storage (Hard drive) 70GB
Data transfer Unmetered
Operating System Linux or Windows
Control Panel Plesk or cPanel

123-reg VPS are available with the following amazing features that ensure maximum performance and reliability. With a 123-reg [...]
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Date PlanMar 2018--
Plan NameXL [Linux/Windows]--
Price£ 29.99/mo. VAT 20% exc.
£ 9.99 Setup Fee
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Disk Space100 GB--
Data Transferunmetered--
Hosted domainsunlimited--
Free Domain0--
CPU2 Cores--
Dedicated IPs1--
Control PanelCPanel, Plesk--
Server LocationUnited Kingdom--
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)Price ex. VAT 20%
Processors (CPU) 2 cores
Memory 2GB RAM
Storage (Hard drive) 100GB
Data transfer Unmetered
Operating System Linux or Windows
Control Panel Plesk or cPanel

123-reg VPS are available with the following amazing features that ensure maximum performance and reliability. With a [...]
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Date PlanMar 2018--
Plan NameXXL [Linux/Windows]--
Price£ 44.99/mo. VAT 20% exc.
£ 9.99 Setup Fee
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Disk Space150 GB--
Data Transferunmetered--
Hosted domainsunlimited--
Free Domain0--
CPU3 Cores--
Dedicated IPs1--
Control PanelCPanel, Plesk--
Server LocationUnited Kingdom--
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)Price ex. VAT 20%
Processors (CPU) 3 cores
Memory 3GB RAM
Storage (Hard drive) 150GB
Data transfer Unmetered
Operating System Linux or Windows
Control Panel Plesk or cPanel

123-reg VPS are available with the following amazing features that ensure maximum performance and reliability. With a [...]
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Date PlanMar 2018--
Website Builder - 0/1/0
Plan Name-Pro-
Price-£ 10.00/mo. VAT 20% exc.
(£ 20 after 12 mo.)
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Disk Space-unlimited-
Data Transfer-unmetered-
Hosted domains- -
Free Domain-1-
Control Panel-[In-house]-
Server Location-United Kingdom-
Description-INFO (mouse over)Optimised for all devices
All the webspace you need
24/7 support
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Date Plan-Oct 2018-
Supported Operating Systems
  • Linux
  • Windows
  • Linux/Windows
  • Linux
  • Linux/Windows
  • Linux
List of products
  • Shared Hosting
  • Virtual Dedicated Hosting
  • VPS
  • Domains
  • SSL Certificates
  • Shared Hosting
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  • Website Builder
  • Shared Hosting
  • Domains
Support Options
  • Email
  • Help Desk
  • Phone / Toll-Free
  • Available 24/7
  • Email
  • Help Desk
  • Phone / Toll-Free
  • Live Chat
  • Available 24/7
  • Email
  • Help Desk
  • Phone / Toll-Free
Payment Options
  • Credit / Debit / Prepaid Cards
  • PayPal
  • Credit / Debit / Prepaid Cards
  • PayPal
  • Wire Transfer
  • PayPal
Last positive / negative customer reviews
 
Dave Shuts (dave.shuts@b...)
on Sep 19, 2007
I've been with 123 for some years & never had a problem - until now!The thing that has really p'd me off, is that when you host a site with them, or even it seems just register a site, they *give* you 10 *free* pop3 mailboxes per site. No [...]

-anonymous- (review@y...)
on Apr 15, 2018
For a while now they have advertised 99P domains and when you go to checkout it £9.99p over a month now! A long list of shark like behaviour

Robert Cooper (bob.cooper@u...)
on Mar 4, 2013
They just screwed up my account by turning itoff
My email and web domain phandicraft.com was turned off by some moron at 1and1 UK . Now they say I have to pay £25 to have it turned on again. I will take them to court to get my money back + compensation.Account number: 186070868Contract [...]
Solomon Price (jdprc05@o...)
on Nov 29, 2012
axspave is below avearge as of writing
My Axspace C-Panel has been inaccessible for the past two days!What more need I say. My sites plain won't open on the web. I paid my fees just a few days ago and zero service AND NO NOTIFICATIONS OF SERVICE BEING DOWN...NOTHING AT ALL!

graham (gpstreet@y...)
on Apr 19, 2009
OK for basic website needs but I am trying to transfer some perl scripts across from my existing ISP to axspace. However the code isnt working. The error logs are not so helpful. The support system seem flawed. For example the other day I received [...]
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