123 Reg vs. LCN - Jun 2019

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123 Reg (123-reg.co.uk) has been added on Nov 29, 2005 and last updated on May 15, 2019.
LCN (lcn.com) has been added on May 18, 2008 and last updated on Sep 14, 2018.

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123-reg.co.uk logo!
Total Reviews: 132
Average Rating: 1 / 10
Good Reviews: 15
Bad Reviews: 117
Official Responses: 0
1 / 10VISIT WEBSITE
132 user reviews
lcn.com logo!
Total Reviews: 4
Average Rating: 4 / 10
Good Reviews: 2
Bad Reviews: 2
Official Responses: 0
4 / 10VISIT WEBSITE
4 user reviews
 
The Shipping Building, Old Vinyl Factory, 252 – 254 Blyth Road
Hayes UB3 1HA
UK
Part of HEG
Units H, J, K, Gateway 1000, Whittle Way
Stevenage SG1 2FP
UK
Emailsales@1...sales@a...
Phone0345 450 231001438 532 000
RanksAlexa Rating23,847▲723 (lower is better)
Domains694,576▼-606 (higher is better)
Alexa Rank in GB 781
Alexa Rating89,951▲7,462 (lower is better)
Domains83,508▼-201 (higher is better)
Alexa Rank in GB 3,609
Coupons1 active coupons codesSave 15% off Web Hosting, coupon code HOSTAFF123
Save 15% off .COM domains, coupon code COMAFF15123
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Save 15% off SSL Certificates, coupon code SSLAFF123
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Languages 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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LCN offer a variety of internet services including domain name registration and web hosting. They also offer dedicated and virtual server products. When you buy domain names with LCN you get great free features such as web and e-mail forwarding, DNS management, unlimited phone and email support.

LCN is constantly adapting and evolving to deliver industry leading domain registration, web hosting and server solutions. One thing however remains constant, providing excellent value for money and [...]
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EstablishedMay, 20002000
Site speedFast, load time 1.4 seconds 66% sites are slower
SEO Links count 4,632
Fast, load time 1.3 seconds 69% sites are slower
SEO Links count 157
Social Media
Social Media
User Shares
123-reg.co.uk Icon123reg
Started from: January, 2009
  • Tweets: 19,396
  • Followers: 15,724
  • Friends: 1,211
  • Last activity: Jun 15, 2019
lcn.com Iconlcndotcom
Started from: November, 2008
  • Tweets: 16,226
  • Followers: 8,040
  • Friends: 173
  • Last activity: May 22, 2019
123-reg.co.uk Icon123 Reg
  • Likes:1
  • People talking about them: 337
  • Last activity: Mar 18, 2019
lcn.com IconLCN.com
  • Likes:1
  • People talking about them: 5
  • Last activity: Feb 26, 2019
123-reg
  • Followers:317
  • Entity type: Privately Held
  • Founded: 2001
  • Employee Count: 51-200
  • Industry: Internet
LCN.com
  • Followers:134
  • Entity type: Privately Held
  • Founded: 2000
  • Employee Count: 11-50
  • Industry: Internet
123 Reg Blog
  • Blog Posts:436
  • Software Wordpress version 4.9.10
  • Blog added on: Feb, 2012
  • Language: en-US
  • Last written post: Jun 10, 2019
LCN Blog
  • Blog Posts:23
  • Software Wordpress version 5.2.1
  • Blog added on: Mar, 2015
  • Language: en-GB
  • Last written post: Jun 13, 2019
Shared Hosting - 4/5
Plan NameEssentials [Linux]WordPress Hosting Personal
[Linux]
Price£ 3.49/mo. VAT 20% exc€ 6.59/mo. VAT 20% inc
Disk Space10 GB20 GB
Data Transferunmeteredunmetered
Hosted domains11
Free Domain10
Dedicated IPs00
Control Panel[In-house]CPanel
Server LocationUnited KingdomUnited Kingdom
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)The features you need to make your first personal or community website a success.

Free 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)WordPress installed, optimised & ready for action
We've taken care of the technical stuff so you can get on with building your website

€23.63 /Quarterly
€79.07 /1 Year
€131.87 /2 Years
€263.87 /5 Years

WordPress sites 1
Webspace 20GB
Monthly traffic/data Unlimited
Mailboxes 25
Mailbox size [...]
Date PlanMar 2019Sep 2018
Plan NameBusiness [Linux]WordPress Hosting Pro [Linux]
Price£ 5.49/mo. VAT 20% exc€ 10.99/mo. VAT 20% inc
Disk Space100 GB50 GB
Data Transferunmeteredunmetered
Hosted domains53
Free Domain20
Dedicated IPs00
Control Panel[In-house]CPanel
Server LocationUnited KingdomUnited Kingdom
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)The flexibility, power, and support your business needs to host a brochure based website.

Free 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 Backup [...]
INFO (mouse over)WordPress installed, optimised & ready for action
We've taken care of the technical stuff so you can get on with building your website

€39.47 /Quarterly
€131.87 /1 Year
€230.87 /2 Years
€461.87 /5 Years

WordPress sites 3
Webspace 50GB
Monthly traffic/data Unlimited
Mailboxes 100
Mailbox size [...]
Date PlanMar 2019Sep 2018
Plan NameUnlimited [Linux]Start-Up [Linux]
Price£ 8.99/mo. VAT 20% exc€ 52.67/yr. VAT 20% inc
Disk Spaceunlimited5 GB
Data Transferunmeteredunmetered
Hosted domains101
Free Domain30
Dedicated IPs00
Control Panel[In-house]CPanel
Server LocationUnited KingdomUnited Kingdom
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)Unlimited power for even the most demanding e-commerce sites and applications.

Free 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
[...]
INFO (mouse over)Website hosting with full control
Superfast, secure & reliable, with advanced features to take your website to the next level

€17.03 /Quarterly
1 Year(Save €15.45)
2 Years(Save €50.57)
5 Years(Save €155.93)

Hosted websites 1
Webspace 5GB
Monthly traffic/data Unlimited
Encrypted FTP accounts [...]
Date PlanMar 2019Sep 2018
Plan NamePremium [Linux]Business [Linux]
Price£ 14.99/mo. VAT 20% exc€ 79.07/yr. VAT 20% inc
Disk Space100 GB50 GB
Data Transferunmeteredunmetered
Hosted domainsunlimited1
Free Domain10
Dedicated IPs00
Control Panel[In-house]CPanel
Server LocationUnited KingdomUnited Kingdom
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)Server level performance, without the admin. Includes 99.99% uptime SLA.

Free 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
Website [...]
INFO (mouse over)Website hosting with full control
Superfast, secure & reliable, with advanced features to take your website to the next level

€23.63 /Quarterly
1 Year (Save €15.45)
2 Years (Save €57.17)
5 Years (Save €208.73)

Hosted websites 1
Webspace 50GB
Monthly traffic/data Unlimited
Encrypted FTP [...]
Date PlanMar 2019Sep 2018
Plan Name-Multisite [Linux]
Price-€ 184.67/yr. VAT 20% inc
Disk Space-unlimited
Data Transfer-unmetered
Hosted domains-10
Free Domain-0
Dedicated IPs-0
Control Panel-CPanel
Server Location-United Kingdom
Description-INFO (mouse over)Website hosting with full control
Superfast, secure & reliable, with advanced features to take your website to the next level

€23.63 /Quarterly
1 Year (Save €15.45)
2 Years (Save €57.17)
5 Years (Save €208.73)

Hosted websites 10
Webspace Unlimited
Monthly traffic/data Unlimited
Encrypted FTP [...]
Date Plan-Sep 2018
Virtual Dedicated Hosting - 3/0
Plan NameM [Linux]-
Price£ 29.99/mo. VAT 20% exc-
Disk Space100 GB-
Data Transferunmetered-
Hosted domainsunlimited-
Free Domain1-
Dedicated IPs0-
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 3 out of 5
Estimated monthly visits 375,000

Our Premium service combines the capacity and performance you'd [...]
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Date PlanMar 2019-
Plan NameL [Linux]-
Price£ 49.99/mo. VAT 20% exc-
Disk Spaceunlimited-
Data Transferunmetered-
Hosted domainsunlimited-
Free Domain1-
Dedicated IPs0-
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 2019-
Plan NameXL [Linux]-
Price£ 119.99/mo. VAT 20% exc-
Disk Spaceunlimited-
Data Transferunmetered-
Hosted domainsunlimited-
Free Domain1-
Dedicated IPs0-
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 2019-
VPS - 4/0
Plan NameStarter [Linux/Windows]-
Price£ 9.99/mo. VAT 20% exc-
Disk Space25 GB-
Data Transferunmetered-
Hosted domainsunlimited-
Free Domain0-
CPU1 Core-
Dedicated IPs0-
Control PanelCPanel, Plesk, [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 2019-
Plan NameL [Linux/Windows]-
Price£ 18.99/mo. VAT 20% exc-
Disk Space70 GB-
Data Transferunmetered-
Hosted domainsunlimited-
Free Domain0-
CPU1 Core-
Dedicated IPs0-
Control PanelCPanel, Plesk, [In-house]-
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 2019-
Plan NameXL [Linux/Windows]-
Price£ 29.99/mo. VAT 20% exc-
Disk Space100 GB-
Data Transferunmetered-
Hosted domainsunlimited-
Free Domain0-
CPU2 Cores-
Dedicated IPs0-
Control PanelCPanel, Plesk, [In-house]-
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 2019-
Plan NameXXL [Linux/Windows]-
Price£ 44.99/mo. VAT 20% exc-
Disk Space150 GB-
Data Transferunmetered-
Hosted domainsunlimited-
Free Domain0-
CPU3 Cores-
Dedicated IPs0-
Control PanelCPanel, Plesk, [In-house]-
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 2019-
SSL Certificates - 3/3
Plan NameDomain SSLDomain validated
Price£ 47.99/yr. VAT 20% exc
(£ 59.99 after 24 mo.)
€ 2.28/mo. VAT 20% inc
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)From a trusted brand

Warranty up to £10,000
Activates browser padlock
Activates browser green bar NO
Validity period 1-3 yrs
Typical issuance speed 10 mins
Simple set up with Auto CSR
Secure unlimited subdomains (wildcard SSL) [...]
INFO (mouse over)Quick and easy installation
Displays padlock icon in browser
Helps improve Google ranking
Encrypts all page views
Up to 256-bit SSL encryption
Up to £318,000 warranty

1 Year - €32.87
2 Years - €59.27

Protect and secure your website with an SSL certificate
Secure your site in minutes with [...]
Date PlanMar 2019Sep 2018
Plan NameOrganisational SSLWild card
Price£ 63.99/yr. VAT 20% exc
(£ 79.99 after 24 mo.)
€ 9.16/mo. VAT 20% inc
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)Extra authentication


Warranty up to £75,000
Activates browser padlock
Activates browser green bar NO
Validity period 1-3 yrs
Typical issuance speed 2 - 3 days
Simple set up with Auto CSR
Secure unlimited subdomains (wildcard SSL) [...]
INFO (mouse over)Quick and easy installation
Displays padlock icon in browser
Adds SSL protection to subdomains
Helps improve Google ranking
Encrypts all page views
Up to 256-bit SSL encryption
Up to £795,000 warranty

1 Year - €131.87
2 Years - €211.07

Protect and secure your website with an SSL [...]
Date PlanMar 2019Sep 2018
Plan NameExtended SSLExtended validation
Price£ 199.99/yr. VAT 20% exc
(£ 249.99 after 24 mo.)
€ 18.32/mo. VAT 20% inc
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)Total security

Warranty up to £150,000
Activates browser padlock
Activates browser green bar
Validity period 1-2 yrs
Typical issuance speed 3 - 4 days
Simple set up with Auto CSR
Secure unlimited subdomains (wildcard SSL) NO
Server [...]
INFO (mouse over)Validates your business
Highest level of customer trust
Displays padlock icon in browser
Helps improve Google ranking
Encrypts all page views
Up to 256-bit SSL encryption
Up to £795,000 warranty

1 Year - €263.87
2 Years - €395.87

Protect and secure your website with an SSL certificate
Secure [...]
Date PlanMar 2019Sep 2018
Cloud - 0/5
Plan Name-Extra Small [Linux]
Price-€ 6.54/mo. VAT 20% inc
Disk Space-20 GB SSD
Data Transfer-unmetered
Hosted domains-unlimited
Free Domain-0
CPU-1
Dedicated IPs-0
Control Panel-CPanel, Plesk
Server Location-United Kingdom
Description-INFO (mouse over)Cloud hosting. Supercharged.

Superfast SSD storage
We simply won’t compromise on performance, so when it comes to storage we only use the best Samsung solid-state drives – we don’t dare touch old-style mechanical hard disks!

Cutting-edge processors
Our UK cloud platform is powered by servers [...]
Date Plan-Sep 2018
Plan Name-Small [Linux]
Price-€ 13.13/mo. VAT 20% inc
Disk Space-50 GB SSD
Data Transfer-unmetered
Hosted domains-unlimited
Free Domain-0
CPU-2
Dedicated IPs-0
Control Panel-CPanel, Plesk
Server Location-United Kingdom
Description-Same as previous plans
Date Plan-Sep 2018
Plan Name-Medium [Linux]
Price-€ 29.57/mo. VAT 20% inc
Disk Space-100 GB SSD
Data Transfer-unmetered
Hosted domains-unlimited
Free Domain-0
CPU-4
Dedicated IPs-0
Control Panel-CPanel, Plesk
Server Location-United Kingdom
Description-Same as previous plans
Date Plan-Sep 2018
Plan Name-Large [Linux]
Price-€ 39.47/mo. VAT 20% inc
Disk Space-150 GB SSD
Data Transfer-unmetered
Hosted domains-unlimited
Free Domain-0
CPU-6
Dedicated IPs-0
Control Panel-CPanel, Plesk
Server Location-United Kingdom
Description-Same as previous plans
Date Plan-Sep 2018
Plan Name-Extra Large [Linux]
Price-€ 55.97/mo. VAT 20% inc
Disk Space-200 GB SSD
Data Transfer-unmetered
Hosted domains-unlimited
Free Domain-0
CPU-8
Dedicated IPs-0
Control Panel-CPanel, Plesk
Server Location-United Kingdom
Description-Same as previous plans
Date Plan-Sep 2018
Website Builder - 0/1
Plan Name-Website Builder
Price-€ 0.37/mo. VAT 20% inc
(€ 8.69 after 3 mo.)
Disk Space-20 GB
Data Transfer-unmetered
Hosted domains-10
Free Domain-0
Dedicated IPs-0
Control Panel-CPanel
Server Location-United Kingdom
Description-INFO (mouse over)The easiest way to create your own website
Fully customisable templates
Mobile-optimised out the box
10 x 2GB email accounts
Drag and drop website builder
500 free hand-picked images
Expert UK support

Your site. Your way.
Everything you need to create your own website for any industry, complete [...]
Date Plan-Sep 2018
Supported Operating Systems
  • Linux
  • Linux/Windows
  • Linux
List of products
  • Shared Hosting
  • Virtual Dedicated Hosting
  • VPS
  • Domains
  • SSL Certificates
  • Shared Hosting
  • Domains
  • SSL Certificates
  • Cloud
  • Website Builder
  • Emails
Support Options
  • Email
  • Help Desk
  • Phone / Toll-Free
  • Available 24/7
  • Email
  • Phone / Toll-Free
  • Live Chat
  • Available 24/7
Payment Options
  • Credit / Debit / Prepaid Cards
  • PayPal
  • Credit / Debit / Prepaid Cards
Last positive / negative customers review
 
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
Lara French (darkeyedangel@l...)
on May 21, 2008
Hey!I bought a 'blog package' with lcn about 2 months ago. I struggled a bit at first with it as i had never used a blog before but their support staff were really helpful (and patient!). The package does everything i want it to and after a bit [...]

-anonymous- (billing@t...)
on May 08, 2019
PLEASE PLEASE AVOID THIS COMPANY THEE GUYS ARE NOT GOOD FOR THE BUSINESS.very bad customer service, after updating the card on my account, the system is not auto taking the payment. they have completely stopped all my websites. When I [...]
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