Afri Host vs. axxess.co.za vs. MWeb - Jun 2019

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Afri Host (afrihost.com) has been added on May 05, 2006 and last updated on Dec 07, 2016.
axxess.co.za (axxess.co.za) has been added on Feb 16, 2018 and last updated on Oct 25, 2018.
MWeb (mweb.co.za) has been added on Feb 16, 2018 and last updated on Mar 06, 2018.

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Total Reviews: 2
Average Rating: 7 / 10
Good Reviews: 2
Bad Reviews: 0
Official Responses: 0
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376 Rivonia Blvd
Sandton 2128
ZA
185 Cape Road, Mill Park
Port Elizabeth 6001
ZA
Sloan Dr
Sandton 2090
ZA
Emailaccounts@a...hosting@i...billing@m...
Phone+27(11) 612 7300, Fax: 086 552 90000861 300 900, +27 41 396 8000, Fax: 0861-300-901+27 11 575 0055, Fax: +27.113883425
RanksAlexa Rating21,223▲2,899 (lower is better)
Domains5,237▼-8 (higher is better)
Alexa Rank in ZA 135
Alexa Rating44,995▲4,897 (lower is better)
Alexa Rank in ZA 317
Alexa Rating22,283▲2,913 (lower is better)
Domains4,115▼-28 (higher is better)
Alexa Rank in ZA 170
Languagesen en-US en-US
InfoAfrihost is not a story of products, strategies or market-share, but a story of friendship and determination. Afrihost is the brainchild of best friends Gian Visser, Brendan Armstrong and Peter Meintjes, who had a dream of building a company, free of corporate shackles, that would delight their clients with excellent service and amazing products.

In September 2009, Afrihost decided to enter the Broadband market, so that they could offer more value to their clients and bolster their growing [...]
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Axxess was founded by Franco Barbalich in his one-bedroom flat in 1997, with the aim of providing South Africans with great Internet access.

Between 2000 and 2006, the company grew its product range to include hardware sales, personal & business connectivity, and website hosting.

We offer an array of web hosting packages to house, serve and maintain files for one or more Web sites. Pick your unique domain name today!
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Since first introducing the Internet to South African homes way back in 1997, MWEB has remained on the forefront of connecting people in new and more powerful ways.

In the 2014 Ask Africa Orange customer service survey MWEB was VOTED BEST ISP. And our customers know, we talk to them like real people – we don’t do jargon!
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EstablishedAugust, 200019971997
Site speedAverage, load time 2.3 seconds 38% sites are slower
SEO Links count 3,829
Fast, load time 1.7 seconds 57% sites are slower
SEO Links count 402
Average, load time 2.1 seconds 44% sites are slower
SEO Links count 1,736
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afrihost.com Iconafrihost
Started from: July, 2009
  • Tweets: 193,444
  • Followers: 50,353
  • Friends: 6,293
  • Last activity: Jun 25, 2019
axxess.co.za IconAxxessDSL
Started from: October, 2009
  • Tweets: 12,128
  • Followers: 8,012
  • Friends: 3,147
  • Last activity: Jun 25, 2019
mweb.co.za Iconmwebtweets
Started from: March, 2010
  • Tweets: 79,979
  • Followers: 17,747
  • Friends: 9,864
  • Last activity: Jun 25, 2019
afrihost.com IconAfrihost
  • Likes:48,131
  • People talking about them: 2,659
  • Last activity: May 31, 2019
axxess.co.za IconAxxess
  • Likes:15,111
  • People talking about them: 258
  • Last activity: May 31, 2019
mweb.co.za IconMWEB
  • Likes:81,117
  • People talking about them: 4,616
  • Last activity: May 31, 2019
Afrihost
  • Followers:511
  • Entity type: Public Company
  • Founded: 2000
  • Employee Count: 51-200
  • Industry: Telecommunications
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Afri Host Blog
  • Blog Posts:77
  • Software Wordpress version 5.1.1
  • Blog added on: Dec, 2016
  • Language: en-ZA
  • Last written post: Jun 21, 2019
-MWeb Blog
  • Blog Posts:0
  • Blog added on: Mar, 2018
Shared Hosting - 15/1/2
Plan NameSilver Home [Linux]XS [Linux]Starter [Linux]
PriceZAR 29.00/mo. VAT 14% incZAR 0.00/mo.
(ZAR 39.00 after 12 mo.)
ZAR 29.00/mo. VAT 14% inc
Disk Space1 GB2 GBunlimited
Data Transferunmeteredunmeteredunmetered
Hosted domains11unlimited
Free Domain110
Dedicated IPs000
Control PanelCPanelCPanel
Server LocationSouth AfricaSouth AfricaSouth Africa
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)FREE .co.za for first year.
Email Accounts 50
MySQL Databases 1

Base Features

Softaculous
24/7 Priority Support
FREE .co.za Domain for first year 1
CM4all SiteBuilder

Email Features
Catch-all Account
Online Email Account Manager
Webmail
MX Record Control
Email Forwarding
Email [...]
INFO (mouse over)Monthly Price (after 6 months) R 19.50
Monthly Price (after 12 months) R 39

You get these features
Hosting Space 2GB
Monthly Traffic Unlimited
Sub Domain(s) 1
Email Mailboxes 75
MySQL Database(s) 5


Website Features

FTP Access
CGI
Softaculous
PHP
MySQL


E-mail [...]
INFO (mouse over)Great value for those starting a personal blog or a small website showcasing recipes, photos or hobbies.

This package includes

*First month FREE
5 X 20MB mailboxes
Tech support 365 days a year
1 Database
FREE website self build tool

All include:

Unlimited Disk Space, [...]
Date PlanDec 2016Oct 2018Mar 2018
Plan NameGold Home [Linux]-Ultra [Linux]
PriceZAR 39.00/mo. VAT 14% inc-ZAR 109.00/mo. VAT 14% inc
Disk Space2 GB-unlimited
Data Transferunmetered-unmetered
Hosted domains1-unlimited
Free Domain1-1
Dedicated IPs0-0
Control PanelCPanel-
Server LocationSouth Africa-South Africa
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)FREE .co.za for first year.
Email Accounts 75
MySQL Databases 1

Base Features

Softaculous
24/7 Priority Support
FREE .co.za Domain for first year 1
CM4all SiteBuilder

Email Features
Catch-all Account
Online Email Account Manager
Webmail
MX Record Control
Email Forwarding
Email [...]
-INFO (mouse over)For those small businesses who need tech support 365 days a year, as well as additional mailboxes, databases & tools.

This package includes

*First month FREE
20 X 50MB mailboxes
FREE .co.za domain
3 Databases
FREE website self build tool

Upgrade options

As your website [...]
Date PlanDec 2016-Mar 2018
Plan NamePlatinum Home [Linux]--
PriceZAR 49.00/mo. VAT 14% inc--
Disk Space3 GB--
Data Transferunmetered--
Hosted domains1--
Free Domain1--
Dedicated IPs0--
Control PanelCPanel--
Server LocationSouth Africa--
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)FREE .co.za for first year.
Email Accounts 200
MySQL Databases 5

Base Features

Softaculous
24/7 Priority Support
FREE .co.za Domain for first year 1
CM4all SiteBuilder

Email Features
Catch-all Account
Online Email Account Manager
Webmail
MX Record Control
Email Forwarding
Email [...]
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Date PlanDec 2016--
Plan NameBronze Pro [Linux]--
PriceZAR 65.00/mo. VAT 14% inc--
Disk Space4 GB--
Data Transferunmetered--
Hosted domains1--
Free Domain1--
Dedicated IPs0--
Control PanelCPanel--
Server LocationSouth Africa--
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)FREE .co.za for first year.
Email Accounts 500
MySQL Databases 20

Base Features

Softaculous
24/7 Priority Support
FREE .co.za Domain for first year 1
CM4all SiteBuilder

Email Features
Catch-all Account
Online Email Account Manager
Webmail
MX Record Control
Email Forwarding
Email [...]
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Date PlanDec 2016--
Plan NameSilver Pro [Linux]--
PriceZAR 99.00/mo. VAT 14% inc--
Disk Space10 GB--
Data Transferunmetered--
Hosted domains1--
Free Domain1--
Dedicated IPs0--
Control PanelCPanel--
Server LocationSouth Africa--
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)FREE .co.za for first year.
Email Accounts 2000
MySQL Databases 100

Base Features

Softaculous
24/7 Priority Support
FREE .co.za Domain for first year 1
CM4all SiteBuilder

Email Features
Catch-all Account
Online Email Account Manager
Webmail
MX Record Control
Email Forwarding
Email [...]
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Date PlanDec 2016--
Plan NameGold Pro [Linux]--
PriceZAR 165.00/mo. VAT 14% inc--
Disk Space20 GB--
Data Transferunmetered--
Hosted domains1--
Free Domain1--
Dedicated IPs0--
Control PanelCPanel--
Server LocationSouth Africa--
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)FREE .co.za for first year.
Email Accounts 5000
MySQL Databases 200

Base Features

Softaculous
24/7 Priority Support
FREE .co.za Domain for first year 1
CM4all SiteBuilder

Email Features
Catch-all Account
Online Email Account Manager
Webmail
MX Record Control
Email Forwarding
Email [...]
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Date PlanDec 2016--
Plan NamePlatinum Pro [Linux]--
PriceZAR 399.00/mo. VAT 14% inc--
Disk Space50 GB--
Data Transferunmetered--
Hosted domains1--
Free Domain1--
Dedicated IPs0--
Control PanelCPanel--
Server LocationSouth Africa--
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)FREE .co.za for first year.
Email Accounts Unlimited
MySQL Databases Unlimited

Base Features

Softaculous
24/7 Priority Support
FREE .co.za Domain for first year 1
CM4all SiteBuilder

Email Features
Catch-all Account
Online Email Account Manager
Webmail
MX Record Control
Email [...]
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Date PlanDec 2016--
Plan NameBronze Home [Windows]--
PriceZAR 49.00/mo. VAT 14% inc--
Disk Space1 GB--
Data Transferunmetered--
Hosted domains1--
Free Domain1--
Dedicated IPs0--
Control Panel[In-house]--
Server LocationSouth Africa--
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)FREE .co.za for first year.
Email Accounts 25
MySQL Databases 1
Microsoft SQL Databases 0
Host ASP and PHP

Base Features

Microsoft Access Databases
24/7 Priority Support
FREE .co.za Domain for first year1
Email Features
Catch-all Account
Online Email Account Manager
Webmail
MX Record [...]
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Date PlanDec 2016--
Plan NameSilver Home [Windows]--
PriceZAR 79.00/mo. VAT 14% inc--
Disk Space1500 MB--
Data Transferunmetered--
Hosted domains1--
Free Domain1--
Dedicated IPs0--
Control Panel[In-house]--
Server LocationSouth Africa--
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)FREE .co.za for first year.
Email Accounts 50
MySQL Databases 1
Microsoft SQL Databases 0
Host ASP and PHP

Base Features

Microsoft Access Databases
24/7 Priority Support
FREE .co.za Domain for first year1
Email Features
Catch-all Account
Online Email Account Manager
Webmail
MX Record [...]
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Date PlanDec 2016--
Plan NameGold Home [Windows]--
PriceZAR 99.00/mo. VAT 14% inc--
Disk Space2 GB--
Data Transferunmetered--
Hosted domains1--
Free Domain1--
Dedicated IPs0--
Control Panel[In-house]--
Server LocationSouth Africa--
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)FREE .co.za for first year.
Email Accounts 75
MySQL Databases 1
Microsoft SQL Databases 1
Host ASP and PHP

Base Features

Microsoft Access Databases
24/7 Priority Support
FREE .co.za Domain for first year1
Email Features
Catch-all Account
Online Email Account Manager
Webmail
MX Record [...]
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Date PlanDec 2016--
Plan NamePlatinum Home [Windows]--
PriceZAR 149.00/mo. VAT 14% inc--
Disk Space3 GB--
Data Transferunmetered--
Hosted domains1--
Free Domain1--
Dedicated IPs0--
Control Panel[In-house]--
Server LocationSouth Africa--
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)FREE .co.za for first year.
Email Accounts 200
MySQL Databases 1
Microsoft SQL Databases 1
Host ASP and PHP

Base Features

Microsoft Access Databases
24/7 Priority Support
FREE .co.za Domain for first year1
Email Features
Catch-all Account
Online Email Account Manager
Webmail
MX Record [...]
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Date PlanDec 2016--
Plan NameBronze Pro [Windows]--
PriceZAR 199.00/mo. VAT 14% inc--
Disk Space4 GB--
Data Transferunmetered--
Hosted domains1--
Free Domain1--
Dedicated IPs0--
Control Panel[In-house]--
Server LocationSouth Africa--
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)FREE .co.za for first year.
Email Accounts 500
MySQL Databases 1
Microsoft SQL Databases 1
Host ASP and PHP

Base Features

Microsoft Access Databases
24/7 Priority Support
FREE .co.za Domain for first year1
Email Features
Catch-all Account
Online Email Account Manager
Webmail
MX Record [...]
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Date PlanDec 2016--
Plan NameSilver Pro [Windows]--
PriceZAR 249.00/mo. VAT 14% inc--
Disk Space10 GB--
Data Transferunmetered--
Hosted domains1--
Free Domain1--
Dedicated IPs0--
Control Panel[In-house]--
Server LocationSouth Africa--
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)FREE .co.za for first year.
Email Accounts 2000
MySQL Databases 3
Microsoft SQL Databases 1
Host ASP and PHP

Base Features

Microsoft Access Databases
24/7 Priority Support
FREE .co.za Domain for first year1
Email Features
Catch-all Account
Online Email Account Manager
Webmail
MX Record [...]
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Date PlanDec 2016--
Plan NameGold Pro [Windows]--
PriceZAR 349.00/mo. VAT 14% inc--
Disk Space20 GB--
Data Transferunmetered--
Hosted domains1--
Free Domain1--
Dedicated IPs0--
Control Panel[In-house]--
Server LocationSouth Africa--
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)FREE .co.za for first year.
Email Accounts 5000
MySQL Databases 3
Microsoft SQL Databases 3
Host ASP and PHP

Base Features

Microsoft Access Databases
24/7 Priority Support
FREE .co.za Domain for first year1
Email Features
Catch-all Account
Online Email Account Manager
Webmail
MX Record [...]
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Date PlanDec 2016--
Plan NamePlatinum Pro [Windows]--
PriceZAR 599.00/mo. VAT 14% inc--
Disk Space50 GB--
Data Transferunmetered--
Hosted domains1--
Free Domain1--
Dedicated IPs0--
Control Panel[In-house]--
Server LocationSouth Africa--
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)FREE .co.za for first year.
Email Accounts Unlimited
MySQL Databases 3
Microsoft SQL Databases 3
Host ASP and PHP

Base Features

Microsoft Access Databases
24/7 Priority Support
FREE .co.za Domain for first year1
Email Features
Catch-all Account
Online Email Account Manager
Webmail
MX Record [...]
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Date PlanDec 2016--
Dedicated Hosting - 1/0/0
Plan NamePlatinum [Linux]--
PriceZAR 2,850.00/mo. VAT 14% inc--
Disk Space3000 GB--
Data Transfer8 TB--
Hosted domainsunlimited--
Free Domain0--
CPU3.2GHz Quad-Core Xeon--
Dedicated IPs1--
Control Panel --
Server LocationSouth Africa--
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)RAM DDR3 1333MHz
Hard Drives 3x 1 TB Enterprise
RAID Level RAID 5
FREE Backups (FTP) 100 GB

Rock-solid Dedicated Hosting
It may seem old-fashioned, but sometimes you do need a box with stuff inside it - preferably very powerful and awesome stuff. Afrihost has grown its reputation on [...]
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Date PlanDec 2016--
Reseller Hosting - 1/0/0
Plan NameReseller Hosting [Linux]--
PriceZAR 490.00/mo. VAT 14% inc--
Disk Space50 GB--
Data Transfer50 GB--
Hosted domainsunlimited--
Free Domain0--
Dedicated IPs1--
Control PanelCPanel, WHM--
Server LocationSouth Africa--
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)Disk Space Overage R10 per GB

Base Features
24/7 Priority Support
Server Administration
Web Host Manager
Host Unlimited Domains
Custom Package Creation
Security Systems
24/7 Server Monitoring
Firewall
Anti-Spam
Anti-Virus
UPS Power
Power Generators
Server Security Access

Become a Hosting [...]
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Date PlanDec 2016--
Cloud - 0/1/0
Plan Name-Mini [Linux]-
Price-ZAR 309.00/mo. VAT inc-
Disk Space-100 GB-
Data Transfer-50 GB-
Hosted domains-unlimited-
Free Domain-0-
CPU-1 vCPU-
Dedicated IPs-1-
Control Panel- -
Server Location-South Africa-
Description-INFO (mouse over)Cpanel extra R 200p/m

Locally Hosted
Our servers are hosted locally, to ensure you and your customers get the fastest connection to your website(s).
Strong & Reliable
More processing power, RAM and storage when you need it - plus minimum downtime.
Safe & Secure
We've put high-level [...]
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Date Plan-Oct 2018-
Supported Operating Systems
  • Linux
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • Linux
List of products
  • Shared Hosting
  • Dedicated Hosting
  • Colocation Hosting
  • Reseller Hosting
  • Domains
  • Shared Hosting
  • Cloud
  • Shared Hosting
Support Options
  • Email
  • Help Desk
  • Phone / Toll-Free
  • Live Chat
  • Available 24/7
  • Email
  • Help Desk
  • Phone / Toll-Free
  • Email
  • Help Desk
  • Phone / Toll-Free
Payment Options
  • Credit / Debit / Prepaid Cards
  • Check Payments
  • Credit / Debit / Prepaid Cards
  • PayPal
  • Credit / Debit / Prepaid Cards
Last positive / negative customers review
 
-anonymous- (jeandre@a...)
on Jul 06, 2018
Afrihost is an excellent web hosting company with great products at the right price and support to blow you away. Will recommend them to anyone.
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