Web hosting is an essential aspect of the online world, as it provides the platform for individuals, businesses, and organizations to have a presence on the internet. In Ghana, there are several top web hosting companies that offer a wide range of services and features to meet the diverse needs of their clients.
So, in this article, we take a closer look at the top local web hosting companies in Ghana, the nature of their service and their charges. Keep reading to know more.
Top hosting companies in Ghana
Obviously, the leader in the local hosting scene, Nakroteck has been around for a while, providing affordable hosting services to Ghanaian companies and publishers. The company is the backbone behind many of the entertainment blogs in Ghana. They offer Shared hosting, WordPress Hosting and VPS hosting.
Nakroteck also allows clients to purchase domain names with them with an array of TLD’s available including .com.gh, .edu.gh. The shared hosting packages by Nakroteck starts from $12 per year.
- Free SSL Certificate – With every web hosting plan you will receive instructions on how to install your free SSL certificate.
- Free Domain Name – Purchase any of our plans for a period of 1 year or more and get your domain for free.
- Full Email Suite – Every web hosting package includes a fully loaded email suite. and use from your own domain.
- Free Website Transfer – Nakroteck Support will transfer your files and databases absolutely free of charge.
- DDoS Protected – Websites hosted on their platform are fully protected against DDoS attacks thanks to Cloudflare technology.
- Daily Backups – With Daily backup, your last 30 days’ files and emails are kept in case you need them.
- Easy user interface and navigation
- Super-fast customer service via Whatsapp
- cheap hosting services
- Accepts payments via mobile money, card
- Shared hosting servers not the fastest
- No cloud hosting for shared hosting packages
- Intermittent downtimes
2. Plugnom Web Hosting
Next on our list of top web hosting companies in Ghana is Plugnom. Plugnom boasts of shared hosting packages hosted on cloud servers, which guarantees fast web loading times. They also have on offer, various domain name TLDs for registration at affordable rates.
Hosting packages by Plugnom starts from GHC95 which comes with: 1 Websites, 6 GB Disk Space, 1 Database, 1 Sub Domain, Free SSL, Global CDN, 1 Email, User-Friendly CPanel, SSH Access, FTP Access, On-demand Backup Copies and Free Migration.
- Fast loading speed
- cloud hosted shared servers
- packages priced in GHC
- free ssl
- free migration
- barely any downtimes
- Accepts mobile money payments
- Unresponsive customer service
- relatively complicated Cpanel
3. Stormer Host
Stormer host is another veteran in the web hosting space in Ghana. They have been supporting Ghanaian websites and businesses with hosting services for a while, earning it a place in our list of top web hosting companies in Ghana.
Stormer host offers Linux shared hosting starting at GHC108 per year. They also have VPS hosting which starts from GHC245 per month and Dedicated hosting starting at GHC1400 per month.
- free ssl
- relatively cheap shared hosting
- Free emails
- responsive customer service
- not the fasted shared hosting loading speeds
- Complicated cpanel
Having used the services of all the above-mentioned web hosting companies in Ghana, my observations are reflected in this article. When these observations change, I will update this article to that effect.