Nepalese hosting company Prabhu Host started operating in 2018. It offers web development services plus web hosting from data centers in Nepal, the United Kingdom, and the United States. While Prabhu Host’s website is in English, it provides support in English, Nepali, Hindi, Maithili, and Bhojpuri.
Features and Ease Of Use
Prabhu Host offers two types of shared hosting that feature:
- 99.9% uptime guarantee
- One, two, or unlimited websites
- Regular backups
- Free SSL certificate
- From 1 GB to unlimited storage space
Thanks to the cPanel control panel and Softaculous installer combination, Prabhu Host makes it easy to manage your hosting and install additional applications such as WordPress. The is no free website builder, which may be because this host offers web development services (for a fee) to customers who aren’t confident about creating a website.
The SSD storage is faster and more reliable than traditional HDD storage, and Prabhu Host’s 99.9% uptime guarantee (which is around the industry average) equates to about 1.44 minutes of downtime per day.
Pricing and Support
Prabhu Host’s prices are impressively competitive, but beware that the Cheap Hosting plans renew at higher rates than the advertised initial rates. Although there is no free plan, the Cheap Hosting plans provide one month’s hosting for free.
The Unlimited Hosting plans require a minimum annual commitment, but the 30-day money-back guarantee should make you feel better about making such a commitment (because you can get out early if you change your mind).
Support provision isn’t the best I’ve seen, especially for me (and presumably you) as a pre-sales prospect customer. Although the email and telephone contact channels seem to work well enough, you have to be signed in as a customer to submit a ticket, and the live chat always seems to be offline. The knowledge base is almost bare: