Reviews and expert opinion Speed2Host

Elijah Charbonneau
Elijah Charbonneau
Web Hosting Expert

Speed2Host is a Spanish web host offering shared and dedicated website hosting plans as well as domain registration. Its shared hosting includes a free domain and free Let’s Encrypt SSL.


Overview

Speed2Host-overview1Based in Spain, Speed2Host is a web hosting provider offering VPS, dedicated web hosting, and domain registration. Intel and Dell hardware are used as well as Plesk control panel. The website indicates a shared Linux plan as well, however, support informed me that the service is currently unavailable.

The server center is in Reading, United Kingdom and the website is in English.

Features and Ease of Use

Some of the shared hosting features include:

  • Free domain
  • SiteLock optional
  • Free Let’s encrypt SSL certificate
  • RapidSSL optional

Speed2Host lists three shared levels of hosting plans as being available on its website, but at the time of this review all three shared hosting plan links were broken. Once inside the website’s WHM panel, however, there is one shared, Hosting Smart plan, but this plan is currently unavailable as well.

The shared hosting plan lists a domain as being free, but it doesn’t show up that way during checkout, so customers should get in touch with support to clarify this before ordering.

Customers wanting a dedicated server may have interest in Speed2Host’s U.K. based dedicated plans. The entry-level Dell DS 3.0 – 4GB plan features: Dell PowerEdge R210 II, core Intel i3 processor, 4GB RAM, 1TB HDD storage, two IPv4 addresses, and 10TB monthly traffic.

SSD is listed as an option for dedicated server plans, but looking at the WHM checkout area, it isn’t clear which, if any, plan includes SSD.

Speed2Host’s website also lists three VPS hosting options: Starter, Business, and Advanced. These plans are listed as allowing 1TB-5TB monthly traffic, 20GB-80GB hard drive storage, and 1GB-4GB of RAM. However, these links are also broken and there are no VPS options in the WHM panel.

Pricing and Support

Pricing for Speed2Host’s services are a little tricky to pin down since much of what is offered on the website isn’t actually available to purchase. However, one shared website hosting plan is priced around average for a basic shared package, and because a free domain is listed as being included, this is a decent value.

Some other top European web hosts offer similar plans for about half this price, but it’s more common to see entry-level plans with prices close to Speed2Host’s. This applies to U.S. web hosts as well. To summarize, Speed2Host’s basic web hosting package is listed at an average price.

Shared hosting is listed as being available for purchase in monthly, quarterly, semi-annual, or annual terms, but no discounts are given for longer terms. The dedicated server plans vary in price but fall within typical amounts for both European and international providers.

Speed2Host customer support is provided via email and telephone. The contact us link goes to a secure member area. I reached out to sales support via the email address on their website and received a reply later that day.

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Bottom line on Speed2Host

Speed2Host is a web host with quite a few problems with its website. Its shared hosting options have broken links and the only shared plan available within the WHM panel has a different price than what is listed on the website. It does offer a number of dedicated server plans which may be of interest to business customers.

Pros

  • Free Let’s Encrypt SSL certificate
  • Free domain with shared hosting
  • Monthly hosting option available
  • Shared plan features unlimited monthly bandwidth

Cons

  • Website contains broken links
  • Website and shopping cart feature different information

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Elijah Charbonneau
Elijah Charbonneau
Elijah is a freelancer writer, marketer, and technology enthusiast based in SE Asia. He enjoys staying on top of new technologies and learning ways that they can make life better. On his days off, you can find him traveling or digging into a new work of fiction, nonfiction, or poetry.

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